Troy Bilt pressure washer keeps stalling until warm.


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Old 03-16-16, 08:54 PM
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Troy Bilt pressure washer keeps stalling until warm.

I have a 3000psi pressure washer made by Troy-Bilt with a Horizontal Briggs and Stratton motor. The problem I am having is it cranks and runs but stalls after a short time while cold. After the motor gets hot it runs perfect. So what could cause this, carb, valves, spark? I'm so confused on what this things problem is since usually my small engines either run perfect or not at all. Any help is greatly appreciated and if you need more details or info let me know.
 
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Old 03-17-16, 03:29 AM
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Is it stalling while idling or while it's being used [water being sprayed]?
 
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Old 03-17-16, 05:07 PM
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While being used, full throttle.
 
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Old 03-18-16, 12:24 AM
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Check fuel flow to the carb bowl... it may be that it is barely trickling through... not quite enough to keep it running.
 
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Old 03-19-16, 01:24 PM
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Try spraying/dribble some carb/brakeparts cleaner behind the carb and along the intake mating surfaces while it is running cold to see if the engine tempo changes, you may have an air leak that expands and closes when it warms up. Have a good one. Geo
 
 

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