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Have you checked your oil to see if it smells like gas is mixed in with it? Also, have you checked your oil level?
Thanks for your response. The smoke is likely caused by your too much oil in your crankcase.
I misunderstood you. I thought you said "your oil is a ways above the add line".
Did your engine run satisfactorily, the last time you used your snow blower?
I understand now.
There are three small holes in the bolt that secures your fuel bowl to your carburetor. Did you clean these holes?
Have you confirmed whether you are getting a steady flow of gas, from your fuel tank, to your carburetor?
Based upon what you and I have covered, I am lead to believe that your carburetor is at fault, although you have cleaned it. Did you soak your carburetor, prior to cleaning it?
Did you use compressed air?
I believe if you clean your carburetor some more, this will help. I would use a small wire to clean all of the small jets and fuel passages in your carburetor.
I can tell you how to check to see if your kill switch is shut your ignition down.
Start your engine. Allow it to run until it begins to shut down. At this point, immediately spray some carburetor cleaner directly into your carburetor, to see if your engine will run longer.
If your engine will run longer after you spray the carburetor cleaner into your carburetor, I would say your ignition is not at fault.
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