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Lawn mower started slow, sped up and died

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10-25-09, 10:15 AM   #1  
Lawn mower started slow, sped up and died

Hello all,
I just started my B.S. 6.5 horse OHV lawn mower. I started very slow and spewed some black smoke. After 10 seconds or so it started to go at a very high rpm. I turned off the engine and it backfired. Now it will not start.

Thanky you for your advice.



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10-25-09, 07:36 PM   #2  
Sounds like this engine hasn't been used in a long time and now the carb is gummed up and needs to be removed, disassembled, and cleaned.

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