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#1 48farmallcubteen OFFLINE  

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Posted November 09, 2012 - 12:32 PM

Hey guys I'm new to the form and I have a cub cadet 105 I'm restoring and need help geting the carb set right any ideas ps I can't get it idle

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Posted November 09, 2012 - 02:52 PM

welcome, i am a newbee to this site also, now i check it every day, usually more than once. these people have a wealth of knowledge and will steer you in the right direction,( thanks to all who have helped me) from may experience clean the carb with carb cleaner. when you think your done clean it again then reinstall your jets and turn them to the bottom gently then back off 1 1/2 turns from there its minor adjustments, if that does not work buy a card kit and repeat assembly (guys here use sea foam to clean carbs but i have not found it in ontario) hope this helps enjoy the site

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Posted November 09, 2012 - 04:14 PM

Welcome 48farmallcubteen. Glad you joined.

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Posted November 09, 2012 - 04:21 PM

Hi 48Farmalcubteen, Welcome to GTTalk. Your problem does sound like it could be the carb. The engine model would be helpful and the mfg of the carb plus any pic,s of the engine / carb. Normally what I do is set the low and high speed screws to a 1 1/2 turns then start with the high speed and adjust it to where the engine runs the fastest and smoothest. The pull back to idle and do the same thing and then adjust the idle screw to the correct rpm.

In your post you said it will not idle. Have you tried adding some choke to see if it would idle then? If you can add some choke and get it to idle I would say your idle circuit is plugged up in the carburetor. Did you tear the carb completely down including the welch plugs and clean it?

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Posted November 09, 2012 - 05:05 PM


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Posted November 09, 2012 - 05:05 PM

Welcome to the forum.Glad to have you with us.