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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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I adjusted the carb, according to the manual, it runs good

Customer Question

I adjusted the carb, according to the manual, it runs good until you put aload on it then it pings and stumbles and sometimes backfires
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 6 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. What is the make and model of the engine

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Kohler k301
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 6 months ago.

Ok , have you already removed and cleaned the carburetor?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 6 months ago.

Ok does the oil or is it thin ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
changed the oil and added a fuel filter
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 6 months ago.

Did it smell like gas or was it thin

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
no
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 6 months ago.

Was the coil messed with as far as moved ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
New coil 3 years ago has not been touched since
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 6 months ago.

Ok , let's check the vslve clearances , something is going on when it's under a load

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 6 months ago.

I've attached a screen shot of the clearances and instructions