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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Engine will fire but not accelarate. should throttle body

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engine will fire but not accelarate. should throttle body be closed in start position
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! Did you examine the examine the float and needle valve when you had the bowl off? The needle valve may not be letting enough fuel in to the bowl to let the engine run above idle. Throttle flap should move with throttle cable. But can be closed at start. What is the engine model number? Example(###) ###-####B1
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Did you read my response? No need for a $50.00 phone call if I don't have the information I asked for. I need to know the engine model number, and if the carburetor has an all metal needle valve. Or a rubber tipped needle?

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