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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Vince O. replied 1 year ago.

Hello, when was the last time it was running?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Last winter
Expert:  Vince O. replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
Will give it a try and get back to you in about 15 min
Expert:  Vince O. replied 1 year ago.

ok

Customer: replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.

You are welcome. Please rate if satisfied