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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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The Toro self propelled choke will not open up and reach

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The Toro self propelled choke will not open up and reach full power. My shop can not figure it out. Any advise?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: All summer. No Problem last year. The Toro is about 5 or more years old. Collier
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I guess so since by Snapper dealer shop have not fixed it yet.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No, all else works fine.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Is the spring on the choke lever , keeping it open? the lever to the left. See picture attached.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The silver spring?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Did not notice one while briefly tech was showing me it. He said something about 'a vacuum'?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The choke does not look the same as pictured. There is a long piece going to the exhaust manifold, that activates, controls, the choke opening up for more air. Are you still there, lost connection
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No answer, good bye
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

??like this one? Is choke plate open in the carb, or closed?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I will get the mower back and start over later today. Thanks,will contact you later, Collier
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.


Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Did you find the problem?