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briggs and stratton

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by RAVENSFAN1, Jun 19, 2005.

  1. RAVENSFAN1

    RAVENSFAN1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    hope someone can help ......my lawn mower is leaking feul out of the primer bulb and won't stay running....it is a 7hp briggs and stratton...any help would be appreciated
     
  2. RedRockTx

    RedRockTx LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    go buy a new primer bulb..unless the assembly is cracked..if that is the case go get a new one. how old is the mower?
     
  3. RAVENSFAN1

    RAVENSFAN1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    about 3 years but should fuel even be getting there??the air filter smells like fuel and the primer has a hole dead center....i went to look at a new primer bulb aand it has a hole there too
     
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,024

    You've got a piece of trash in the float valve in the carb. ,Remove the float bowl and clean it out and check the tank for anymore trash and you should be good to go.

    btw That hole as you found out is supposed to be there.
     

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