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Old 12-03-14, 04:07 PM
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I have a ditch witch 255 sx with a Honda motor it runs fine at a idol but if you try to move it loses power. any ideals?
 
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Old 12-03-14, 04:09 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Do you have the idle set to high? It takes a lot to run the mechanics of the unit, so a high motor RPM is necessary. Can you engage the bar or move the bar?
 
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Idol is fine. It ran fine during the summer now that it's cold is when it started
 
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Old 12-03-14, 06:21 PM
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Sounds like a carburetor issue if it won't rev up.
 
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Old 12-03-14, 06:39 PM
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This is only a guess. Is the carburetor housed? If not it may need a cover for the engine heat to keep it warm and not freeze up. My snow blower says to remove housing if normally used in temps above 40 degrees.
 
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