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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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Won't idle or run after motor warms up.

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won't idle or run after motor warms up.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Have you checked the valve adjustment on the OHV engine? 004 to .006 inch. If valves are too tight, engine will be hard to start when hot, and will lose power. Do you have the old solenoid that you removed from the bottom of the carburetor? Take it and cut the tip off it, and install it as a dummy in the carburetor, do not attach the wires to it.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Yes the spring loaded tip!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Well that didnt work, I will have to go to a video demonstration on checking the valve adjustment. cutting the tip off, and left the wires off, still did the same thing.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

OK>