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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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We have replaced the gasket behind air filter on engine as

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we have replaced the gasket behind air filter on engine as it was broken
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: engine is approx 10 yrs old and when it was primed when cold 3 to 4 times it use to get hard. now with new gasket it doesnt
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: a mate is a mechanic and he replaced gasket with genuine one and checked carbi etc
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: it always started first go prior after 3 primes, new spark plug has been inserted also.
Is this a Briggs and Stratton engine.
If so, you may need two gaskets stacked on top of one another as the plastic air filter housing begins to warp due to the heat from the engine.If it is not a Briggs & Stratton engine please let me know what type
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