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Briggs and stratton 21hp engine surging.

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Briggs and stratton 21hp engine surging.
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Small Engine
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I have cleaned carburetor, fuel line is clear, fresh gas, etc. I am thinking it may be the governor.
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 3 years ago
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Did you soak your carburetor prior to cleaning it? Will your engine continue to surge if you partially close your choke?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
the carb was very clean, much to my surprise. When closing choke it almost backfires, and then starts to smoke (white), but very light.
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 3 years ago
How long has it been since your engine last performed to your satisfaction? Have you check to make sure you are getting a steady and continuous flow of fuel from your fuel tank, to your carburetor? Have you checked your fuel shut off solenoid? These are only troubleshooting questions.
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