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I HAVE THE 6.75 190CC MOWER. IT STOPPED IN THE MIDDLE OF…

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I HAVE THE 6.75...

I HAVE THE 6.75 190CC MOWER. IT STOPPED IN THE MIDDLE OF CUTTING. I PULLED THE FILTER AND SPARK PLUG AND CHANGED THEM. I HAVE SPARK. I HAVE FUEL FLOW FROM THE FUEL LINE. I HAVE FUEL IN THE BOWL. THE MOWER WILL START IF I PUT FUEL INTO THE CARB AND THEN DIES. WHAT AM I MISSING

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

CLEAN FUEL IS IN THE TANK AND I HAVE GOOD FLOW

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

YES. IM BROKE

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

IM NOT SURE IF THE CARB IS OPENING.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Does your carburetor have automatic choke?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Thanks for your response. We need to confirm whether your choke is open or closed at this point.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It's closed now unless I open it manually.
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Thanks for confirming. If you pull your rope when your choke is closed, your engine will not start up. Is this correct?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Correct
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Ok ...

If you use a small screwdriver, to prop your choke open, then spray a small burst of fuel directly into your carburetor, your engine will start up briefly, and shut off. Is this correct?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

These are troubleshooting questions ...

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Based upon what you and I have covered, it is very likely that your carburetor needs to be cleaned.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

You are getting fuel to your carburetor, but your engine will only start up if you pour gas into your carburetor. This usually indicates that you have either a partially clogged jet or a partially clogged fuel passage in your carburetor.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Ok. I'll check it out
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

I will attach a link to a video that relates to cleaning your carburetor.

Video - Click Here

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

You and I can continue from here.

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