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Donald, Small Engine Technician
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I have a 6.75 Series E &S on a huskee splitter. I have split

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I have a 6.75 Series E B&S on a huskee wood splitter.
I have split less than 1 cord of wood In 2 years with it.
Compression is at 100 lbs.
Spark is good on a new spark plug gapped at .020 as specified in owners manual.
I have a new carburetor on it because I thought problem was with ethanol in gas.
Fuel I'm using is fresh recreational gas with no ethanol.
I have pulled it with recoil starter and have taken recoil off and turn with a drill on fly wheel both.
All I get is a back fire thru carb.
I have spark, fuel and compression.
100 lbs compression spinning with a drill and backfires thru carb makes no sense. This one has me baffled.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thank you for choosing Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will do my very best to get you the answer you need to your question.
Check your flywheel key, just to be sure. It may be partially sheared. How long has it been since your engine performed to your satisfaction?