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11 hp old flathead brigss, would only idle roughly this

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11 hp old flathead...

11 hp old flathead brigss, would only idle roughly this morning. took carb off and cleaned, but no fire on reassembly without fan shrouds in place. noticed fuel being spit out of intake, like valve stuck open. It wasn't being seated until about spart time. IPs this normal?.

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

Does the cam hold the intake just off seat during compression stroke?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago

You intake valve may not be properly seating.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 10 months ago

Are you still not getting spark to your spark plug?

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