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Experience:  Owner/Service Technician at S & J Small Engines
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Robin engine eh29c has major power lose on acceleration, it

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robin engine eh29c has major power lose on acceleration, it is starving for fuel. Has clean tank new carb and fuel pump but seems low on vacuum to pump?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

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The fuel pump has to be working otherwise the machine would not run at all. Does it run good for a little while (10-15 minutes) and then start acting up or does it act up right away when first started?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Runs ok for a few minutes once warm no power.
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

So the engine is not running out of fuel and stopping it is just low on power once warm. I would check the valve clearances to make sure that they are set properly as if the clearances are a little tight when the engine is cold they will get tighter as the engine warms which could be holding the valves open longer than it should and would cause a power lose as well as poor acceleration.