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22" 1 yr old ariens w tacumsa backfires once when auger is…

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22" 1 yr old ariens w tacumsa backfires once when auger is engaged

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

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Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

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

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

Backfire when load is applied indicates the engine is running too rich. Is the choke plate in the carburetor fully open?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
is this service costing more than the 5$ I put on my cc?
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No Thanks,I cancelled the request.Thanks
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