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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Just put new head and push rods on my Briggs and Stratton 21

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Just put new head and push rods on my Briggs and Stratton 21 horse power put it all back together started it and can't get it to idle properly wants to run wild tried adjusting carb and throttle cable no good when put head back on.I put gasket in between head and carb breather tube think that might be it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Did you adjust the valves? .004 to .006 inch on both. intake and exhaust
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Intake gasket can let it suck air and mess up the fuel mixture.

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