Craftsman Mini-Tiller carb???

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Old 05-22-09, 12:52 PM
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Craftsman Mini-Tiller idle issues

Hi All,
I have 2 cycle Craftsman Mini Tiller 316.292561.

It turns on fine when the EZ is push, but when I increase throttle the EZ switch kicks back and I loose power without any load at all. (Like it is choking)

I cleaned air filter and checked gas lines, all is fine.

Also and noticed that when I put my thumb on the air entry hole on the carburetor to block some of the air it work great.

I have not noticed any screws for air/gas mix adjustment on the carburetor.

Any ideas on how to approach this issue.

Thanks.
 

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Old 05-22-09, 06:29 PM
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Sounds like you need to clean the carburetor.
 
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Old 05-22-09, 06:34 PM
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I'm thinking that if you pull the carb apart & clean all the passages with compressed air,,,Install a carb kit & adjust it,,,

You should be fine

Roger
 
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