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cheese, do you know if there is a manual on how...

cheese, do you know if there is a manual on how to check the valve clearances for these motors?
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mulcher wont cut

SOme mulchers are not designed correctly. The grass gets all caught up in the back of the mower and between the blade and the bottom of the deck.

The grass has nowhere to do, this is why when you...
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OK, there is only one jet from the outside. It...

OK, there is only one jet from the outside. It is not even adjustable. I cleaned out the tank and the small filter at the outlet from the tank. Put in fresh gas. Exact same result.

i cant see...
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i thought about the fuel in the tank. Ill clean...

i thought about the fuel in the tank. Ill clean it right out and blow it out and put new fuel.

Not sure where these carbs need to be set or adjusted. The only place to do any kinds of setting is...
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173 CC Powermore Engine Lawnmower will not keep running

Hi,

I have a 173cc Powermore lawnmower. I can start the mower no problem on full choke. I can then open choke and allow full air flow. The mower dies as soon as it starts. I can keep it...
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No, it revved up and down prior to me taking...

No, it revved up and down prior to me taking apart the carb again. Now it is doing what it did in the first place. Choke on full, starts every time, dies. will not start nor run at all with no...
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Ive never had to soak one either. its one of...

Ive never had to soak one either. its one of these carbs where the jet is inside and not on the bottom of the bowl. I just took it apart again. Every single hole is clear. I even used a small...
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Cheese, What do you use to soak a carburetor...

Cheese,

What do you use to soak a carburetor in over night? I cant give it an electrolytic bath,. Dont have one. What else can I use?
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Cheese, As soon as it start, i push the...

Cheese,

As soon as it start, i push the choke back in. It will die immediately, I pull out choke and it keeps going. Revs. How many times can you take a carb apart. these jets cant be any...
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my own update. I did not realize that this carb...

my own update. I did not realize that this carb has a low idle jet. Took the carb all aaprt again. cleaned both the inner jets and the low idle jet. Also blew out fuel line.

The engine now...
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Tough to respond if you can SEE the carb or...

Tough to respond if you can SEE the carb or mower. There is a spring that connects to the throttle on the top of the carburetor. Make sure this spring is in place. If the spring is not connected...
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173 CC Kohler Engine Lawnmower will not keep running

Hi,

I have a 173cc lawnmower with a kohler engine. The engine has a manual choke. Starts perfectly fine every time. The engine will run for about 3 seconds then die. I have done the folloiwing...
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Hi Goldstar, I did exactly what you...

Hi Goldstar,

I did exactly what you suggested. I took of the shifter arm pivot bolt. Thje bolt broke in half. I put a new bolt in and lubed it. Problem still there. What i then did was take...
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Hi woody, -25 all week up here in canada so...

Hi woody,

-25 all week up here in canada so today was the first day I could have a look.

I took off the shifter arm, cleaned it all up, put a new hex bolt in and off I went.

Still the same...
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1976 Kawasaki KM100 Enduro

Hello,

Just picked up a km 100 dirt cheap for 150. No spark. ZFixed that problem, cleaned the carb, new wiring and a new plug. This bike now runs mint.

Whatr my issue is now is when I shift....
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Update: I took off the cover of the flywheel...

Update:
I took off the cover of the flywheel and took off the coil.

The flywheel spins freely. Im not feeling any resistance when i spin the flywheel.

This must mean bigger problems than the...
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TORO CCR 24540 Snowthrower

I have a TORO ccr 2450 blower.

Nice snowblower. This one has the plastic carb on it.

The engione is not runnnig at proper idle speed. When I move the throttle, the engine revs up nicely. ...
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Yes Geo, i think this is the case. Ill pull it...

Yes Geo, i think this is the case. Ill pull it apart on New Years day. These are such a PITA to get into and take off the flywheel etc. Got to fix it. Must be only 2 years old this snowblower.
...
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DO i plug the plug into the wire while im...

DO i plug the plug into the wire while im checking with a pencil to see if the piston is at the top of the cylinder? Id have to be timing and seeing a spark at the same time I see the piston at the...
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4.5 hp tecumesh two stroke wont start

Hi,

Never had many issues fixing a two stroke.

This one has an excellent spark. The carb is like brand new. I get gas when I prime it. I have also sprayed some quick start on the carb.
...
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I found the engine type through google. It is a...

I found the engine type through google. It is a briggs and statton duraforce.

Runs fantastic so looks like a keeper. The 5hp is up for sale.
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Take the carb off and dismantle it. Spray...

Take the carb off and dismantle it.

Spray carb cleaner in every little hole you can find in the carb. Be sure you clean out the jet. The jet would be riight on the bottom of thr bow of the...
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Lawn Boy E720 Snowthrower

Well if life aint good, i dont know what is.

Driving down the street today and a lawnboy e720 at the end of a driveway "FREE". Are you kidding me? Think Ill grab that. Doesnt even look 7 years...
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augers spin freely

did you have a look to see if the sheer bolts broke off. If these bolts came off, one or both augers can spin freely. This is a safety mechanism to protect the gear box from being ground to a pulp...
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OK, i think this will be the next step. Ill take...

OK, i think this will be the next step. Ill take it to the local shop and have them give it a a supier clean, I thought it was electrolytic bath but nonetheless, ill take it in and see what can be...
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