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My Craftsman -Vac uses a Briggs & Stratton 900 Series 205cc…

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My Craftsman Chipper-Vac uses...

My Craftsman Chipper-Vac uses a Briggs & Stratton 900 Series 205cc engine. I've had it for two years with little problem.

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

Now it will start, but only runs at half speed while partially chocked.

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

Not very handy, but willing to try.

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

No, that's it.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

Is fuel line open to the carburetor? Have you drained the carburetor bowl to see if it may have water in it?

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I see question is still open?

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