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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
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I have a Toro SS3200 that will run with a shot of ether, but

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Customer: I have a Toro SS3200 that will run with a shot of ether, but will not run normally. The solenoid makes a sound when the key is turned to on, but I'm not sure if it should continuously move or not. A little history...This mower is a 2012 and hasn't been used in 3 Summers. I poured out the old gas, and emptied the carburetor and lines of old gas. I have not broken down the carburetor to the point of rebuild, but have removed it to inspect.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: gas pumps into the carburetor, and if I remove the air filter, it will spray out. The linkages are all good, with springs in tact.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This dialogue needs to pick up now.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

yes the solenoid clicks 1 time when key turned on

that opens it for fuel

but if it sat for 3 years , the old gas turned to gum

and has jets plugged, I suggest to remove it

boil in pot of hot water for 30 min, the air dry and install a rebuild kit

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


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