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Cheese Wrote: Usually when I see a stator...

Cheese Wrote:
Usually when I see a stator burned like this, it's because someone connected the battery backwards.



If this is the case, most likely the ignition Module(coil) is burned out...
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Lightbulb I would suggest not to "perminantly" block off...

I would suggest not to "perminantly" block off the discharge in case you decide to use the catcher again. In other words, try it and see how you like it. Like Cheese said, the deck was`nt origially...
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Thumbs up We all know what it`s like not have the proper...

We all know what it`s like not have the proper tools need for the job. We`ve all gone through this one time or another. I guess you could call it a "learning tool".
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It sound like (as first mentioned) it may have...

It sound like (as first mentioned) it may have been overfilled. If not check for oil leaks. If equipped ,is the oil fiter loose or leaking? Was the oil drain replaced properly? Is it loose or...
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When the gas is drained, you need to make sure...

When the gas is drained, you need to make sure the the gas in the caburetor bowl is removed also.
Some Tecumseh carbs have a drain on the carb, bowl.

Either way, thecarburetor needs to be...
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The 2 "needle bearings" in the input shaft port...

The 2 "needle bearings" in the input shaft port may also be worn,
Shake the input shaft to see if it might be loose.
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Puey61: My mistake. it is .008 up to 5hp ...

Puey61: My mistake. it is .008 up to 5hp

But lets make this more clear for HUBBA,

.10 INT & Ex for L head

.004 Int & Ex for OHV
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I don`t understand what your trying to say about...

I don`t understand what your trying to say about crank case pressure and burning oil.

You`ve never changed the oil?
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Check your valve clearance, it sounds like the...

Check your valve clearance, it sounds like the exhaust valve is not seating properly.

Tec. HM 100 Int. .08 Exh. .08

Check with the engine cold and the piston at...
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Exclamation Loosen the nut on the governor arm, move the...

Loosen the nut on the governor arm, move the gov,arm to the position where the throttle is held wide open. Hold it in this position while (with a screw driver) turn the Governor shaft "clockwise" as...
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No, Valve seats are what the valve face contact...

No, Valve seats are what the valve face contact when closed.
Unless you`ve never changed to oil, I would`nt worry about the valve guides.

Check your valve clearace, Briggs twin Cyl, Int. ...
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It sounds like the axle bushings behind the...

It sounds like the axle bushings behind the wheels are worn.
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Before inserting the rope, the pulley needs to be...

Before inserting the rope, the pulley needs to be completely rewound (counter clockwise). After rewinding the pulley, (if nessisary) back the pulley up until the rope hole is in line with the hole on...
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The most common valve problems usaully end up...

The most common valve problems usaully end up being "loss of Clearance".
Other problems can be, "burnt valve seat and face" Carbon build-up around the valves can prevent proper seating.

Some...
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Posted By mikesmalleng

Very few have seals, Some (older) tecumseh intake...

Very few have seals, Some (older) tecumseh intake valves have seals, no Briggs.
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Posted By mikesmalleng

Thanks Cheese,

Thanks Cheese,
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If the first 2 digit`s on the code # is high that...

If the first 2 digit`s on the code # is high that 85, than there are no points, it` electronic ignition.

Check for corrosion at the end of the lead wire. dis connect the lead wire from the spark...
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Posted By mikesmalleng

Surging is an indication that the engine is...

Surging is an indication that the engine is "starving for gas" which in most cases an air leak has occurred some where on,in or around the carburetor interrupting the proper "air/fuel" mixture. In...
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Posted By mikesmalleng

Cheese

Dieseling also occurred when the timing was set in advance.

I believe that some of the mix up here is that some are confusing a "Magneto" ignition with a "Battery" ignition.

CHEESE: I...
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Posted By mikesmalleng

Scratch my last comment on "loss of valve...

Scratch my last comment on "loss of valve clearance"Kohler CV engines have hydraulic lifters.
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Posted By mikesmalleng

You could also have a valve leak,carbon build up...

You could also have a valve leak,carbon build up around the valves, a bent push rod, loss of valve clearance, water in the fuel system or you could have a shorted stop switch wire or ignition switch....
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As Cheese said, the screws are factory set and do...

As Cheese said, the screws are factory set and do not need to be removed for cleaning. Although I have the tool, I have never found it nessesary to remove them for rebuilding or cleaning.
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Remove the pulley, wind the rope on the pulley,...

Remove the pulley, wind the rope on the pulley, after the rope is wound on the pulley hold the end of the rope in the small notch at the edge of the pulley and install the pulley onto to the starter...
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Posted By mikesmalleng

If you don`t have a seal driver used a washer...

If you don`t have a seal driver used a washer just slightly bigger than the seal.
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If it`s cranking over like you said, the...

If it`s cranking over like you said, the interlocking system (safety switches) are not the problem.
If it won`t start or try to start when putting gas in the carburetor, you either have loss of...
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