16 hp briggs running rough

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by bligh61, Nov 18, 2004.

  1. bligh61

    bligh61 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 240

    my 16 hp brigss on my leaf loader started hard today and ran rough. when it idled it seemed to be surging. note; not run since last year. any idea? thanks
     
  2. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    You probibly need to clean your carburetor. When an engine sits a long time with out being run the gas sitting in the carburetor gums it up. That is most your problem. It probibly wouldn't hurt to throw in a couple of new spark plugs either.
     

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