48 Lesco Wb 15 Kaw Surges At Low Rpm

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by RICKELVIS, Feb 27, 2004.

  1. RICKELVIS

    RICKELVIS LawnSite Member
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    PROBLEM JUST STARTED, CALLED LESCO DEALER, HE SAID TO CHANGE FUEL FILTER, DID THAT, STILL SURGES AT LOW RPM. NEXT MAYBE EXTERNAL VACUUM FUEL PUMP? HELP.
     
  2. lrose2

    lrose2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 165

    Rick,

    Could be a couple fuel related things. Did you leave gas in the tank and carb. over the winter? Did the gas have any kind of stabilizer in it? If you did, and didn't have stabilizer, some varnish could have developed in the carb. There a additives that will help clean it out if that is the case.
     
  3. RICKELVIS

    RICKELVIS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 4

    I HAVE BEEN USING SEVERAL TIMES PER WEEK TO MULCH LEAVES.STARTED LIKE A WEEK AGO. EASY TO START, PLENTY OF POWER AT WOT.
     
  4. mower_medic

    mower_medic LawnSite Member
    Posts: 77

    Call Lesco Tech Services @ 1-800-321-5325 Ask for Brad.( sounds like a dirty carb though)
     

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