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//Thanx for the replies Guys. Turned out to be a...

//Thanx for the replies Guys. Turned out to be a bad muffler. Only saw this one other time before and it was a last ditch effort. Had the muffler off anyway to check the cylinder again and decided to...
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thanks for the quick reply George, I'll try that...

thanks for the quick reply George, I'll try that tomorrow.
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stihl bg 55 blower wont start

working on a bg55 blower that won't run. good blue spark..compression at 75 on first pull 125 on second, sprayed carb cleaner directly into the intake...no start..cleaned carb same results, no...
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thanks, cheese, that makes sense. I know why not...

thanks, cheese, that makes sense. I know why not too many people will repair these. pretty cheesy engine. No pun intended.
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Cylinder inserts on a Poulan ppb418 chainsaw

I would like to know a the purpose of these two inserts that go into the sides of the cylinder wall on this poulan saw. I've rebuilt quite a few 2 cycle engines but this Is the first poulan. one is...
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GMC Acadia trouble code

My daughter has an acadia that has DTC code of p2070. Intake manifold tuner stuck open and it's not lying about that. Removed it and it is definetly stuck. My problem is this. I have no power going...
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Carb needle valve for Briggs engine

I'm working a Briggs carburetor engine model #42a707 2238E1 0006015a
carburetor number is 692812 27-531 0229. I cleaned the carburetor and put a new kit in it. Well the problem is the needle that...
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Thanx, Cheese. I'll look for that in the future...

Thanx, Cheese. I'll look for that in the future of this thing. It's my own machine so I'll keep an eye for that also.. Who knows it's going to rain all week so it'll be awhile 'fore I can really test...
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Turn the screw cw just a liitle at a time until...

Turn the screw cw just a liitle at a time until you get it to start but not so much as to have the chain turning.
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If you have good spark, I would put a sqirt of...

If you have good spark, I would put a sqirt of gas or carb cleaner in plug hole and see if it will run that out, if that works you have a fuel issue. Look at fuel filter, loosen the gas cap, or it...
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It seems like it,Cheese. Now this morning I...

It seems like it,Cheese. Now this morning I started it just fine and ran it all over the yard to get it hot and it runs and starts just fine. Go figure. I don't what's going on. Maybe you scared it...
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3.5 hp engine

Next thing to see is if the piston is moving. Take out spark plug and turn the engine with a screwdriver in the plug hole and see it engine is turning.
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issue with B&S 15.5 hp engine after replacing head gasket

Has anyone had this issue:

B&S 15.5 hp
serial 28S707
model no. 1150-E1
year is 99

Replaced the head gasket because engine was blowing oil. Fixed the oil problem just fine. Used the mower and...
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pressure pump

Yeah, I have one Cheese but mine doesn't do the pressure side.I guess you could put vacuum on it but would you get the same result as putting the pressure on it.
I just use a small hose and blow...
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small pressue pump for diagnosing needle and seat problems

Would anyone have a place to buy a small pressure pump with gauge to check needle and seat issues for carbs??
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unloader valve

You dad is probably right the unloader valve is the culprit. They get stuck and just let the water circulate but not close off to let it go thru the wand.
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thanks,jl66,that sounds good too.

thanks,jl66,that sounds good too.
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Thanks,PJ. I have some of both I use now. I'll...

Thanks,PJ. I have some of both I use now. I'll try it.
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just bought an ultrasonic cleaner

Have a new ultrasonic cleaner on it's way. Does anyone have a good formula for a cleaner to use for carbs,etc.
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short answer Yes you need to rebuild the carb for...

short answer Yes you need to rebuild the carb for sure with new gaskets etc.
I would also put some seafoam in the gas tank to remove any moisture that may have accumulated.
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It sounds to me as if you have a timing issue...

It sounds to me as if you have a timing issue which means the flywheel key is probably sheared. I would check that and also it could be a valve problem. If it has overhead valves take off the valve...
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Primer bulb

The primer bulb is working if you can use it to pump more gas into the carb, but you still have a carburetor issue.There is still something blocked in the carb.
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First thing I would look at is is the nut tight...

First thing I would look at is is the nut tight on the bottom?
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Make sure you have the lines correct going to...

Make sure you have the lines correct going to carb.pushing the primer expels fuel back into tank and releasing it draws the fuel thru the carburetor. Could also be a plugged filter on end of the line...
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when that flap got sucked in you could have...

when that flap got sucked in you could have sheared the flywheel key or at least bent it. Doubtful from that flap that the crankshaft is bent but I would check that key first.
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