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No to both so far. But thinking about...

No to both so far. But thinking about possibilities, burnt valve, rings, etc. Going to try a compression test and see what gives.

As mentioned above, I replaced the cutter head bearings. Those...
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Posted By Mike1555

While waiting for the diaphragm to arrive, I...

While waiting for the diaphragm to arrive, I double checked everything again. The linkage/governer is working great. Bearings replaced in the cutter head. Installed the new diaphragm/spring/cap...
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Posted By Mike1555

Diaphragm was new out of the box, but no telling...

Diaphragm was new out of the box, but no telling how old the box is.
Just ordered 5 ea gaskets with spring and cap AZ $8

Added note: decided to change the blade out and noticed it was hard to...
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Posted By Mike1555

Fuel pump view. Once again, cleaned all the...

Fuel pump view. Once again, cleaned all the offices with carb cleaner, blew out with compressed air, everything appears to be clean and unobstructed. I believe I have this carb shown in diagram...
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Posted By Mike1555

Really appreciate the response here. Yes I did...

Really appreciate the response here. Yes I did change out the gasket on the fuel pump, double checked the spring and "top hat" washer. Will take it apart shortly and send some pics. This is the...
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Posted By Mike1555

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/601x770/b3_76105003529b6e4450f8829f699a3b8c7b09a075.jpg
The end....
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Posted By Mike1555

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/604x803/b4_5f4b803605f8c9ba0eebb62bb0bd57c9971b7142.jpg...
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Posted By Mike1555

Add pics ...

Add pics

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/604x803/b4_89ed02660ef00c9acfdcb48b99a976d052764668.jpg...
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Posted By Mike1555

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/291x322/b5_ec5d9a197fd8547add5a005c9859c784687c4e28.jpg
is this the correct place for the throttle spring?
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Posted By Mike1555

Yes pump on side of carb. Trying to add pics, but...

Yes pump on side of carb. Trying to add pics, but keep getting error? Trying single pics now.
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Posted By Mike1555

WML13 -- Yes the carb was pulled completely out...

WML13 -- Yes the carb was pulled completely out of the tank, the screen was clean with both air hose and carb cleaner. Yes the tank is spotless. Cleaned with carb cleaner and blew it out with...
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Posted By Mike1555

McLane edger with Brigs 3.5 engine

During the summer, the engine would run just a little off of choke, [can edge my yard} anything less will eventually die. Bought a B&S carb gasket kit for it, took it all apart, cleaned all the...
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Posted By Mike1555

Started first with an email this AM, probably...

Started first with an email this AM, probably follow up with phone call. Yes I did send them a picture. Maybe their security sidelined it?? Tx Pete
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Posted By Mike1555

Nothing can go wrong, go wrong, go wrong. ...

Nothing can go wrong, go wrong, go wrong. Received the "gaskets" today and they were the wrong ones. They sent me 3 of the gaskets (blue) under the green dome (1st pic above) and not the gaskets...
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Posted By Mike1555

Got an email today that American Standard is...

Got an email today that American Standard is shipping the 3 gaskets. Expect 5-7 days before delivery. :Happy:
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Posted By Mike1555

Tx again Pete. Called customer service and they...

Tx again Pete. Called customer service and they are sending me 3 new gaskets and apologized for their product causing me trouble? Sometimes things just go right. :thumbup:
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Posted By Mike1555

Tx Pete. I will try customer service, but having...

Tx Pete. I will try customer service, but having mentioned above, I believe the "cleaners' is what did them in. Hope some good will may come my way??? Tx Mike
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Posted By Mike1555

American Standard Champion 4 flush valve

American Standard Champion 4 Flush valve [p/n 3174.002-0070AP] having trouble finding a part number/name for this gasket. Gasket goes on the bottom threaded part of the flush valve before setting it...
08-22-22, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Mike1555

Just an update, resin has been changed . Took me...

Just an update, resin has been changed . Took me about 2 hours, cleaned everything and reassembled. Took about 1/2 hour of running water thru the system to get the water clear. Did an immediate...
04-06-22, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Mike1555

mossman, thank you very much for that additional...

mossman, thank you very much for that additional information. Last week I removed all the salt from the brine tank, disconnected all the hoses and gave it a thorough cleaning, installed all new...
03-24-22, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Mike1555

Tx for that. Got it worked out. Resin tank...

Tx for that. Got it worked out. Resin tank corrected to 9.23 x 48. 1.8 cu f resin tank
03-22-22, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Mike1555

Tx Dane, when you say you cleaned the beads,...

Tx Dane, when you say you cleaned the beads, does that mean you used a chemical wash like RES CARE/Iron Out or did you dump out the resin, clean the resin tank, clean/replace the bottom diffuser and...
03-21-22, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Mike1555

My water conditions are from City water supply. ...

My water conditions are from City water supply. Hardness "source water contains between 102-222 parts per million of hardness" other wise normal water. If I understand this correctly, 1 cubic ft....
03-21-22, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Mike1555

OK Tx What type resin do I need and how ...

OK Tx What type resin do I need and how much..Don't remember what the capacity is but thought perhaps someone could estimate from the size of the resin tank. (post #1) ??:help:
03-20-22, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Mike1555

Is it time to replace my resin?

System was installed (DIY) on Oct 23, 2010. About 5 years ago, I replaced the control head with a fleck 5600 SXT Downflow. Not sure what capacity, but seem to remember 40000 grains? Is it time to...
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