Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 07-12-2013, 09:31 PM
herler herler is online now
LawnSite Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 2,706
What do you mean by cleaned the air filter, are you using a K&N or alike?
Because if you're not, cleaning isn't going to help you much so unless it's a K&N I would replace it already.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 07-13-2013, 08:43 AM
exscag exscag is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: new jersey
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by dieselss View Post
What does it sound like when its trying to start ? Air coming outta the carb?
It takes a long time to start. When I have the air cleaner off air does sound like it is coming out. I also saw fuel come out too.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 07-13-2013, 08:54 AM
dieselss dieselss is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: highland in
Posts: 285
Like said. Pull the valve covers and watch the push rods to start with
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 07-13-2013, 08:55 AM
exscag exscag is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: new jersey
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by dieselss View Post
Like said. Pull the valve covers and watch the push rods to start with
What should I look for when I do that
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 07-13-2013, 09:14 AM
piston slapper's Avatar
piston slapper piston slapper is offline
LawnSite Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Tampa Fl
Posts: 4,002
It would help if you understood engine operation...
The intake valve opens..piston goes down..sucks fuel into cylinder..
Intake valve closes...piston goes up..compresses fuel...sparkplug ignites fuel..piston goes down
Exhaust valve opens..piston goes up..burnt fuel forced out ...

Pull the valve covers...roll the engine over and make sure the valves are opening and closing..
__________________
If You Have All The Answers...Except The One You Need...You're Not Trying Hard Enough...
Do The Work
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:38 AM.

Page generated in 0.06983 seconds with 9 queries