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Old 12-22-2001, 02:23 PM
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Exmark Carb Issues????

Here goes....exmark explorerer that runs poorly when r/s of machine is downhill and accelerates on its own when the l/s is downhill.... I cleaned the carb out and checked the float for binding.... maybe a pinhole in the float???all looks please any help would be great
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Old 01-27-2002, 02:27 PM
big james big james is offline
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Old 01-27-2002, 09:37 PM
khouse khouse is offline
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Float type carbs are designed to be operated in a perfect level world. In cases where it doesn't run correctly on inclines is ussally normal. You have probably just found it's limit of incline. I would check the float level and not worry about the times where it may not run at 100% on inclines. Some carbs seem to run in most postions while some may not. That's why they don't install float type carbs on chain saws and trimmers. If you had a hole in the float the carb would fill completly up and it would cause an extra rich mixture or not run at all. Or running out on the ground. I believe the float is fine.
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