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Curtis B.
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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Engine will not run up to gov speed unless choke is almost

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Engine will not run up to gov speed unless choke is almost full.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: 5hp Briggs on a chipper. MTD .carb mounted to top of tank,diaphragm is good,will not run full speed without choke on,flywheel key good,every thing looks good
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.
Running full rpm with choke only, means the carburetor is starving for fuel. The suction tube in the tank or the inner ports in the carburetor are restricted.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.
http://outdoorpowerinfo.com/repairs/briggs_pulsa-jet_horiz_fixed.asp
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.
Did you find problem?