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Tecumsa 6HP Lawn Mower engine


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03-19-14, 10:43 AM   #1  
Tecumsa 6HP Lawn Mower engine

Before I begin to search and destroy, my Tecumsa will start but only continue to run with my thumb on the priming bulb.
If I let out the bulb the engine will stop.

 
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03-19-14, 11:01 AM   #2  
Replace the priming bulb. Most likely has a crack in it that is allowing air to get through it to where it doesn't belong.

Might try placing a piece of tape over the primer bulb and see if it will then run.

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03-19-14, 06:30 PM   #3  
You need to clean the carburetor. The primer bulb is fine, remove the bolt that holds the bowl on. There are 4 tiny holes in it. Find all 4 and run a wire through them.


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