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Snow blower starts with difficulty, runs with knocking for a

Customer Question

Snow blower starts with difficulty, runs with knocking for a minute and shuts down. Also got a spark/small blowing noise/spark when started.
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Fuel is pretty clean. I don't have fuel shutoff valve
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I will try to
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Hi, I’m Wayne.

I will be assisting you with this issue today.

what is the make and model of the engine

Wayne

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Toro Clear 721 Model 38741
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for the response

Let me pul that file up

Wayne

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Are you responding?
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for the wait

What you are describing is the carb jet

is partly plugged lack /or over fuel

I suggest to rebuild the carb or replace it

sometimes it is cheaper to replace than rebuild

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Do you mean carb partially clogged resulting in lack of or excess fuel?
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

HI

Yes that is correct the jet in the carb

Wayne

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
shall I replace the entire carb, and is it easy to do?
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Hi

Yes I suggest doing that

take a Pic of the 2 linkage rods, yes easy to do

2 bolts

Wayne

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thanks Wayne. So the linkage rods hold the carb in place?
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Hi

NO, the 2 screws that hold the air cleaner on holds the carb on

I just want you to get the linkage rods on correct

the tip is a Z

Wayne

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Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Morning

Just following up with you

Did my answer help you ??

Wayne