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Old 02-23-2013, 04:45 PM
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Is there a fuel shut off solenoid on the carb? If so, check to make sure its letting fuel to the carb.

If you choked a Smurf, what color would it turn?

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Old 02-23-2013, 05:39 PM
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Yes it is as I can hear it click... the motor will run. After I give it a shot of starting fluid and run great all day... starts up after its warmed up each and every tim. Runs great... only on cold morning startups when it needs chocked when it will not start... so technically I. An only spray out the holes in the Carb to clean it and that will be good enough?
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:12 PM
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Posts: 4,215 would be better if you had a thorough understanding of theory and operation of carburetors... keep it simple...disassemble the carb...blast brake cleaner through every orifice you can find..and reassemble it..
While you have it apart...look for anything that doesn't belong in the carb...crud..dirt...etc...
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:37 AM
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I guess you can use brake cleaner...
Not saying, I've used kerosene, acetone, you name it.

But they do make a product called carburetor cleaner.
It does cost more, but that's what it's designed for.
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