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Thanks. I'll check that. BTW, yesterday I...

Thanks. I'll check that.

BTW, yesterday I went out and started it and it ran fine. I engaged the mower and it ran just like it was supposed to. I mowed about 30 minutes and never had a...
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20 hp Briggs Backfires and stalls under load

I have a 20 hp briggs that just began backfiring when I started it. Once started it ran fine. Now it has begun to backfire and stall when under a load. If I disengage the mower it runs fine, but...
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I figured it out in case anyone is interested. ...

I figured it out in case anyone is interested. It was the points. Cleaned the points plate and points real good and reinstalled. It now runs.
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1984 Columbia gas golf cart

I have a 1984 Columbia Par Car that I am having trouble with. Can anyone tell me why I would have a good hot spark until I screw the plug into the cylinder head? I can see the fire when I ground...
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I thought it was in the timer or the motor. When...

I thought it was in the timer or the motor. When the timer moves to the agitate stage you can hear it humming. It will time out of the agitate stage, then kick in to spin and the motor will spin. ...
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Yes, it definitely spins. When the timer moves...

Yes, it definitely spins. When the timer moves to the point that it should begin to agitate nothing happens. But you can hear the timer humming or making some sort of noise during tha stage. It...
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whirlpool ultimate care II won't agitate

Model number LSQ9010PW1
This whirlpool top loading washer will not agitate. It spins and drains but when it comes to the agitate mode the timer just hums/ticks and nothing happens. Any suggestions?
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There is no choke on this scooter. I started it...

There is no choke on this scooter. I started it a few minutes ago and took off down the road and it sputtered and died like it lost electrical power. Now it won't start at all. I still have fire,...
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'88 Honda SA50 scooter starting problem

I got a project scooter, 88 Honda SA50 Elite, that will start when cold and then run really great. Once you kill it, however, it has a very difficult time starting or won't start at all. It is...
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I checked the spring to make sure it wasn't in a...

I checked the spring to make sure it wasn't in a bind. It was rubbing a little bit. Got it all clear, then adjusted the governor just a tiny bit. Runs great now. Thanks for the advice.
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OK. Thanks for all your help. I wondered about...

OK. Thanks for all your help. I wondered about the spring. I know I hooked it back up, but I very well may have stretched it. I'll check it out. Thanks again.
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OK. I changed the oil and cleaned the carb. ...

OK. I changed the oil and cleaned the carb. Sprayed it good with carb cleaner and blew it our with compressed air. The main jet and needle valve seemed to be clear as I could blow air through...
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Thanks. I will do that. I didn't see your...

Thanks. I will do that. I didn't see your original reply. For some reason it wasn't showing up this morning, but I was able to read it in your current reply to my latest post. I'm changing the...
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Gas in the oil on honda GVC 160

My pressure washer has a Honda GVC160 engine that will start and run when choked. When you back off on the choke it begins to backfire and finally dies. This morning I had it running and backed off...
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Honda motor only runs when choked

I have a Honda GCV160 engine on a pressure washer. It starts on the first pull every time but will only run when fully choked. I changed the plug, ran SeaFoam in the gas, and pulled the carb and...
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I tightened the 4 bolts and adjusted the belt and...

I tightened the 4 bolts and adjusted the belt and it took care of it. Thanks for the help.
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22 HP Briggs Intek knocking

I have a 22 hp Intek OHV that makes a loud knocking noise when started. When you give it throttle and increase the rpm the knocking is not as loud. In fact, it almost quits but you can still hear...
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That's simple enough. Thanks for the advice. ...

That's simple enough. Thanks for the advice. I'll do it and see how it works out. I'll post back when finished. Thank you.
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Briggs 16 hp gas in crankcase

I got a riding mower with a Briggs 16.5 hp engine that has been setting in a shop for a couple of years. A friend put a battery in it and got it started. It mowed fine for about 15 minutes, so I...
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Thanks for your help, Roger. I'm not a mechanic...

Thanks for your help, Roger. I'm not a mechanic so I don't know how to use a dial gauge, but I'll do some research online and talk to some people to find out.
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They call it a conversion kit on the website. ...

They call it a conversion kit on the website. There is a picture at this site

Convertion Kits: Golf Cart Care...
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86 Harley/Columbia golf cart

I'm trying to replace the electronic ignition with a points conversion kit on a 86 Columbia Par Car. Cost to replace the ignition module is about $240 compared to $40 for the conversion kit. I've...
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I did just that. Cleaned the head, piston, and...

I did just that. Cleaned the head, piston, and valves with Sea foam. I put it back together and it started right up. It has full power, starts easy, idles good, and responds well to the throttle...
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:) Used the Sea Foam just like you said. The...

:) Used the Sea Foam just like you said. The bike starts in the coldest weather now. I'm up and running. Thanks for the advice.
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