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Sometimes my Delux 24 11.5 hp stalls when going down a, it…

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Sometimes my Delux 24...

Sometimes my Delux 24 11.5 hp stalls when going down a hill, it will re-start when this happens. Any ideas?

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

Just recently last two times out snow blowing

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

If I can, yes

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

That's it. Jon

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 4 months ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 4 months ago

Does it do this all the time? How is the fuel level? normally this is caused due to the carb being higher than the lowest part of machine when doing down hill and fuel not flowing as good to the carb as this is gravity fed. Does it only do this while going down a hill?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I never had this problem until recently I've had the machine over five years on the same hill. I always keep the fuel tank full and this happens only going down the hill. I have noticed the engine does seem to labor a bit more than it did in the past when blowing wet snow.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I'm not availabe to talk live this afternoon if you have any ideas I would be glad to view them here or on my email. Jon
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 4 months ago

I would try cleaning the carb and the fuel system as it sounds like there is a partially clogged fuel jet that is causing this while going downhill

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Whats the best way to clean the fuel system and carb? I think this might be the problem, I've never had the machine serviced it's always run like a top. Jon
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 4 months ago

remove the carb and use carb cleaner. if you have compressed air use it to clean away dirt also.

youtube offers great videos on how to clean a carb. all carb are basically the same so any video will work

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