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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines
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20 hp briggs cherry red exhaust, backfiring out carb, It ran

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20 hp briggs cherry red exhaust, backfiring out carb
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: It ran OKAY Friday. I Installed new belts after mowing and now this
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes I have many years in small,s
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The Carburetor is new. But does not seem to be adjustable, no matter were I turn the needle valve.. Its a Nikk, I bought it from China (ebay)i
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

HI I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

red exhaust pipe is from running Lean, Hot

I suggest to recheck at the carb mounting

if there is a double plate mounting make sure the gaskets are good

and no leaks

I hope this helped you