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725' 72" grasshopper kabota engine starts but when try to…

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725 ' 72" grasshopper...

725 ' 72" grasshopper kabota engine starts but when try to increase rpm it shutters and dies, checked fuel and cleaned carb

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

Yes it sounds like governer wont let it go higher

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

Yes if something isn't to deep this started while usein then backfired and shut off, hard to start but will

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

No it will start but wont let the throttle increase rpm's

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

What does it have for fuel pump? Sounds like electric fuel pump may not be working. If you remove the fuel linen at carburetor, do you have fuel squirting when cranking?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
good flow of gas
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Three cylinder gas Kubota? Is it firing on all cylinders? What kind of fuel pump?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
well this thing has e electric pump works good. went and messed with it and here's what happens Cleaned carb. try to start and when cranking over I saw governor holding cerb open slight bit and only got fumes no start. if I closed carb by hand it started instantly. if I accelerate very slow engine runs up perfectly. If I try to accelerate fast or let the governor it looses cylinders or is flooding out no matter what range, if I back off a little and all runs smooth ...
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Have you tried to change the timing at the distributor by turning the distributor.

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