Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.
When did it last run right? Is the primer bulb showing bubbles when you prime?
How old is the unit? Fuel lines soft and not broken inside the fuel tank? The suction fuel line still have the weighted filter on it?
Take spark arrestor off again and look at the cylinder and piston . Or see if you can run a compression test.
Looking for a damaged piston and sleeve. Engine may have been trying to seize!
I can be a carburetor diaphragm, or a small bit of trash in carb. But I was thinking out of the box, and wanting t be sure that engine innards are not damaged
Is the carburetor one of the adjustable ones , with screws for high and low fuel mix?. Newer ones have no adjustments.
Can be trash under the high speed screw.
That's the best way, but you could try adjusting the screws while engine is running.
Sure, we have a boat section.
Sure, I will be here.