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2 cycle engine overheating

Tompenn's Avatar

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08-13-08, 03:18 PM   #1  
2 cycle engine overheating

after 30 minutes run time, 2 cycle engine overheats and will not restart. Has been cleaned outside.

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08-13-08, 04:21 PM   #2  
Take your muffler off,and check your exhaust ports for carbon built up,and clean your spark arrester screen and muffler.Hope this helps.


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08-13-08, 06:46 PM   #3  
Hot start problems with a two stroke are usually the first sign of the coil wearing out. Next time it cuts out, test the spark immediately.

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08-13-08, 10:52 PM   #4  
could be too lean of a mixture.

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