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Old 08-21-2011, 03:17 PM
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blower prob

got a kawasaki 750 blower and it dies if i got to 1/2 throtle to wot, its fine at idle?

what gives i change out to a new plug and stil does it.
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Old 08-21-2011, 03:41 PM
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Is this a new blower, or an older one? Sounds like a gunked up carb. If it's new, take it back to the dealer. If it's an old gunked up carb, try some seafoam. Also, check the exhaust port for carbon buildup. If it's got a bunch of carbon, scrape it out. Preferably with something wooden (Popsicle sticks are great).

I've got a krb750 too, it's been a very good tool.
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Old 08-21-2011, 04:11 PM
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3 yrs old, do need a new carb gasket thou would that cuase issues?
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Old 08-21-2011, 04:14 PM
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If the carb gasket is bad it could be sucking air and that would cause major running problems.
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Old 08-21-2011, 06:00 PM
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Sounds like the obvious place to start.
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Old 08-21-2011, 06:33 PM
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3 yrs old, do need a new carb gasket thou would that cause issues?
Well duh. You haven't even fixed the obvious but you wasted money replacing a sparkplug that wasn't bad. This thread reminds me of the threads that get posted stating, "I sharpened the blades on my mower now it doesn't cut right" only to find out they put them on upside down!

Replace the carb gasket and the problem will somehow mysteriously disappear.
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Old 08-21-2011, 07:39 PM
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A clogged fuel filter will do the same thing. So fix that gasket and replace the in tank fuel filter.
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Old 08-21-2011, 07:41 PM
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3 yrs old, do need a new carb gasket thou would that cuase issues?
Depends on which one it is....the one closest to engine can be a problem. Use some deep creep and spray around on where you think the gasket is bad and if it changes engine speed you found it. Is this a 4mix or 2 stroke? Check gas filter and screen in exhaust. If those are good start looking for carb adjusting needles.
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Old 08-21-2011, 07:58 PM
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Depends on which one it is....the one closest to engine can be a problem. Use some deep creep and spray around on where you think the gasket is bad and if it changes engine speed you found it. Is this a 4mix or 2 stroke? Check gas filter and screen in exhaust. If those are good start looking for carb adjusting needles.
2cyl, fuel filter fine and ext screen was taken out 30sec after i opened the box to put it together @ home
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:17 PM
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Have you take out the muffler to check whether you have carbon build up? 3 years is a long time. Do that first before you even do any of the more invasive stuff.
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