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Thanks marbobj, I will take the carb off again...

Thanks marbobj, I will take the carb off again and thoroughly check. I know a new carb is about $90.00 and a kit is $15.00, might just do a rebuild on it. I pulled the fuel filter out and...
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I will agree with Woodbutcher since I have 3 of...

I will agree with Woodbutcher since I have 3 of those Kohlers with the 3"tower looks like a cylinder. You can get the replacement rubbers, just be careful when you install it to not nick the edge...
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PB500h blower won't run

I know there was an old thread about this, but the OP never replied back so new thread. Got the blower used, replaced fuel lines, can't get it to run unless spraying starting fluid and won't stay...
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I would caution like the many reviews I saw on...

I would caution like the many reviews I saw on Amazon, that this was a poorly designed handle attachment that is prone to cracking and falling off. I had not heard of this brand shower valve...
10-24-18, 10:33 AM
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Posted By 1madmouse

After installing and repairing these systems for...

After installing and repairing these systems for over 15 years, I will agree with roughneck77 that you should Not throw money at this until you or someone qualified, checks the heat exchanger for...
06-18-18, 08:38 PM
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Posted By 1madmouse

I would be willing to bet it is something that...

I would be willing to bet it is something that comes on at night like a freezer or refrigerator compressor, something that pulls some amps when it starts. But never just live with it, could be...
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Wanted to make sure and thank Cheese for all the...

Wanted to make sure and thank Cheese for all the help on this. I ended up thoroughly cleaning the original carb and made sure all the openings were clear. the small tube in the center of the bowl...
06-15-18, 09:36 AM
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I realize that, but you never use a black for...

I realize that, but you never use a black for the neutral, too confusing. At least that is how I was taught, no splices in the panel, and always color match for clarity. You guys are right on...
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I apologize for the long post , I was trying to...

I apologize for the long post , I was trying to show how the primer bulb was attached. Added the breather and swapped the bowl assembly from the new carb to the old. Same result, if you shoot gas...
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The primer bulb is On the air cleaner housing, ...

The primer bulb is On the air cleaner housing, if I take the housing off, no primer. The whole darned thing bolts on with the air cleaner housing. This is the first time I have seen this type of...
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Now that is hard to say since I can't see in. ...

Now that is hard to say since I can't see in. The primer bulb covers the throat of the carb. The bulb looks to be ok, but it could be cracked. If i received a bad carb, how would I test to know...
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I did shoot a bit of starting fluid in the air...

I did shoot a bit of starting fluid in the air cleaner intake and yes it started for a moment then died like it had no gas.
06-13-18, 10:28 AM
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Posted By 1madmouse

My first question would be why is there a white...

My first question would be why is there a white and black wirenutted together in the panel?
06-13-18, 10:20 AM
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Have you contacted the service dept of the...

Have you contacted the service dept of the company that installed the equipment? Since they did the install, they should have all the information and troubleshooting for that unit. You might be...
06-13-18, 10:15 AM
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Sometimes I think we get too involved in a...

Sometimes I think we get too involved in a problem and can not see it right in front of us. Might be time to distract, go do something unrelated, get your mind clear then do as the Mod has...
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DR Trimmer/Tecumseh motor

I am working on a DR Trimmer with a Tecumseh 207cc, VLv60. it was leaking gas from the carb bowl, but would run.I removed the carburetor and found there was no gasket between the bowl and carb...
06-12-18, 07:54 PM
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I did property maintenance for years and loose...

I did property maintenance for years and loose wires backstabbed into receptacles was the #1 problem I found. Always attach wire to a screw on the receptacle or replace it with one that does have the...
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