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Which belt was replaced? There are two...

Which belt was replaced?

There are two belts on the drive, one from the engine to the variable speed pulley and one from the vari pulley to the transaxle. There is a spring loaded idler pulley...
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check the brake on the side of the transaxle, it...

check the brake on the side of the transaxle, it may be stuck and not releasing. While a stuck brake may prevent the rear wheels from rolling, it won't prevent the engine from starting.

Does the...
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Take a look at the choke butterfly and make sure...

Take a look at the choke butterfly and make sure it's open all the way when the choke is disengaged. Sometimes the choke linkage can hold the choke partially closed, and when a load is applied or...
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It does make sense to sharpen blades and knifes...

It does make sense to sharpen blades and knifes like you describe. I attended a class specific to chain saw chain given by Oregon chain, they explained in detail how to hand sharpen a chain.
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What he said................................... :D

What he said................................... :D
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Well I guess there are quite a bit of factors...

Well I guess there are quite a bit of factors that may need to be considered.

The most common reason for short file life however is improper use. Files only cut in one direction. If you drag a...
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Check for a sheared flywheel key, Very possible...

Check for a sheared flywheel key, Very possible especially when the carburetor floods and the engine is cranked. The key will sometimes shear when a cylinder full of fuel is compressed. Ignition...
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Head bolts 165 inch lbs Connecting Rod 115...

Head bolts 165 inch lbs

Connecting Rod 115 inch lbs
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You might want to remove the muffler and have a...

You might want to remove the muffler and have a look at the exhaust ports in the cylinder head. They could be restricted with carbon and the muffler may have a build up as well. This could cause a...
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It sounds like you have a bad oil breather or had...

It sounds like you have a bad oil breather or had some dirt ingestion and your cylinder and rings may be worn.

Is your oil real dark (black) and does it get this way quickly after an oil change?...
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First off, the electrical system that controls...

First off, the electrical system that controls the electric starter and battery charging are completely separate from the ignition system. There may be some switches that were activated by the...
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I don't see a kit available, usually you just...

I don't see a kit available, usually you just have to get the parts you want to replace.
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Well I am a bit biased. After selling Toro...

Well I am a bit biased. After selling Toro products for over 30 years, I was very impressed with the quality of their products and their customer service. I would definitely recommend Toro over...
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Thumbs up Kawasaki P/N: 21171-2176 COIL-ASSY-IGNITION. I...

Kawasaki P/N: 21171-2176 COIL-ASSY-IGNITION. I don't know if there is an aftermarket coil available, I have never had to replace the coil on this model engine and I don't see an aftermarket listing...
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If you have an ignitior similar to the one...

If you have an ignitior similar to the one pictured in your post, then someone has replaced it with an aftermarket type. They will work, you just have to ground the wire from the ( - ) side of the...
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Luck?? I doubt it; but if it is, I sure wish it...

Luck?? I doubt it; but if it is, I sure wish it would rub off on my lottery ticket.... :)
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Gotta respectfully disagree with you all on this...

Gotta respectfully disagree with you all on this one. I have been using the Rotary modules for years and have literally used several dozens of them. I have never had a faulty one out of the box,...
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It can happen if starter fluid (ether) is used to...

It can happen if starter fluid (ether) is used to prime the engine, very explosive and can cause the seals to pushed out of the engine. I have also seen this on units where they just came loose and...
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Your welcome, glad our posts helped you out.

Your welcome, glad our posts helped you out.
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Is the choke plate closing when the throttle is...

Is the choke plate closing when the throttle is in the choke position?

May need to adjust the linkages or throttle control cable.
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Sounds carburetor related. It could also be the...

Sounds carburetor related. It could also be the fuel if it's over a month old. This is typical when the engine is not getting enough fuel or the fuel is old and weak.
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I am thinking that you have a TK slide valve...

I am thinking that you have a TK slide valve carburetor, as this is what I recall was used on the T-25.

Set the high speed at 1 1/2 turns from seat to start. The low speed is actually an air...
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I would try some JB weld, I have used it on...

I would try some JB weld, I have used it on carburetors with pretty good luck.

You might also want to check the valve lash, particularly on the intake valves. Little to no clearance on intake...
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It's most likely the blade adapter. I have run...

It's most likely the blade adapter. I have run across this several times on Honda Mowers. The adapter gets twisted slightly and will cause a vibration when the engine is running.

You can usually...
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There is another model number that should be on a...

There is another model number that should be on a sticker attached to the engine. If you could find that info and post, perhaps we could determine which head is on your trimmer and help you out...
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