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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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My LA115 was running fine, then yesterday started running

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My LA115 was running fine, then yesterday started running rough, losing power and backfiring. Replaced all the filters and the spark plug, and did an oil change. Still running badly. Any ideas?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

This is Briggs single engine ? Any black smoke when running? Plug did not look fouled? Have you drained the carburetor to see if it may have water in the bowl?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you see my response?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I got your answer. Had a tech come up as it turned out that the valves had loosened up and thrown the timing way off.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

Thanks for the reply!