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Vince O.
Vince O., Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 2767
Experience:  Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers
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Pp4218avx idels runs at high speed up till u start opening

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pp4218avx idels runs at high speed up till u start opening top butterfly then starts diying try 2 new carbs adj high sp adj does not help i have 8 poulans i maintain but this one is beating me up
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes checked lines and filter it runs great up till u open top butterfly
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes i do all my chainsaw repairs have for a long time
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Vince O. replied 1 month ago.

Hello, Sometimes the carb adapters come loose or crack and it sucks air or the crankcase screws come loose and it needs resealed.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
carb adp was replacedstill had problem
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
did not check crankcase screws
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Expert:  Vince O. replied 1 month ago.

Is it wet around the c/case halves?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i pulled it apart to check cyl walls looked like it was sealed but i broke the ring tring to get it back togeather am leaving town tomorrow can't get a new one till i get back after thanksgiving