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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a poulan XT it cranks fine but it surges real bad like

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I have a poulan XT it cranks fine but it surges real bad like ideling up and down done replace filters pulg and cleaned carb
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 2 years ago.
Does the surge occur all the time, just at idle, just at full throttle?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
All the time
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 2 years ago.
Tell me what happens if you start the machine and hold the governor linkage by hand to steady the running. If you can try this it will be great. It will help to troubleshoot your problem. Does the engine die? Does it balance out and run properly?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It idels up and levels out with a little surage
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 2 years ago.
It sounds like you still have a restriction in the carburetor that is causing your surge just based on that simple test you just did.What engine do you have on this machine?