Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.
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Engine make and model? Briggs single cylinder? You have to move the throttle cable, under the clamp, to get throttle to move further to the left. Then it touches the choke paperclip end, and closes the choke flap. See picture below.
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