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#1 bbuckler ONLINE  

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Posted March 21, 2015 - 09:13 PM

I cleaned the carb and the coil on the JD I picked up today and tried to started but it shot a flame on the carb I checked the the valve but they ain't sticking. Could it be that the flywheel key is sheared ?



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Posted March 22, 2015 - 07:36 AM

Other than the fact that it is green and green things do take a lot of work, it sounds to me like it flooded itself.  The key might be sheared, too.

 

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Posted March 28, 2015 - 09:01 PM

The key not sheared I got the carb soaking. I been looking around it hard to find parts for.



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Posted March 29, 2015 - 06:00 AM

Could the intake valve be hanging open just a tad and causing the back fire?


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 02:23 PM

Exhaust valve seat let go on my old Snapper did exactly that.




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