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Category: Small Engine
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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 Troy-Bilt gas blower TB4SC. I used it 3-4 hours two

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I have a Troy-Bilt gas blower TB4SC. I used it for about 3-4 hours two days ago and it ran fine. Started it today and it starts, but i can't get full power from it; it just cuts out.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Is there anything else the Small Engine Technician should be aware of?
Customer: When i took off the air filter to see if that was the problem and ran it, it seems to be spitting out oil from some tube there.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer have you pulled the spark plug and checked it ?

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

It sounds like the needle in the carb could be stuck allowing gas to continually seep which floods the engine etc

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How do I fix that?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The stuck needle
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you still there?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

I am , the carburetor would have to come apart

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is this something i can do?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will "Mechanic in a Bottle" do it?.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

No it won't , is the liquid just like your regular oil you put in it ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well its been about 45 minutes with no reply. not good
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Did you not get my previous reply asking if the liquid on the air filter looked like the the oil

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

You. Commented at 5:24 , I replied at 5:50 , I'm not sure if you got it or not