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On my briggs and stratton push mower engine, it was running…

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On my briggs and...

On my briggs and stratton push mower engine, it was running fine

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

I'll have to get back to you with the model number, etc.!

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

Yes

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

Relatively simple problem...air vane over carburetor, if held tight against engine, will run fine...if let go, engine will splutter and stop...

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

Carb needs to be cleaned if it is running on choke but not as normal. the high speed jet is clogged and needs cleaned

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