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My honda mower is running and fouling my spark plugs, Gcv160…

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My honda mower is...

My honda mower is running rich and fouling my spark plugs

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Gcv160 4 yrs old

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

If it's easy enough

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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

Have you noticed if black smoke is coming from your muffler? Have you checked your air filter?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Black smoke when it starts and stops. Air filter is clean
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Thanks for your response. It is very likely that your carburetor is loading up.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

You will need to either clean or replace your carburetor. Carburetors are very inexpensive for your engine.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

We can continue from here. Thanks!

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

Awesome! I believe you are making the best decision.

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

You are very welcome! I do hope all goes well for you.

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