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Vince O., Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers
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Ariens compact 22 model 920013 starts and runs 15-20 sec;

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Ariens compact 22 model 920013 starts and runs for about 15-20 sec; gas is too days old
I have tried to close the choke slowly
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Vince O. replied 10 months ago.

Hello, when was the last time it was running?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Last winter
Expert:  Vince O. replied 10 months ago.

The carb may need cleaned. Try this first, close fuel valve or clamp the fuel line and then drain the carb bowl to remove any old fuel. Have a rag handy. If that doesn't work the carb may need cleaned

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Will give it a try and get back to you in about 15 min
Expert:  Vince O. replied 10 months ago.

ok

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
You were correct Sir. the carb need cleaning. Sorry I did get back to you in 15 min but once I get it started I need to do 120 ft long 22 ft wide drive way.. Thanks for the help
Expert:  Vince O. replied 10 months ago.

You are welcome. Please rate if satisfied