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help the old briggs

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Green Care, Nov 5, 2001.

  1. Green Care

    Green Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 530

    5HP Vac attachment, would not run at full throttle.
    It barely run at slow speed but when moving the throttle
    to the fast position it cut offf. any suggestions?????????/
     
  2. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    probably running too lean , unscrew the adjust screw on the carb 1/2 turn out and try that
     
  3. Robert Doubrava

    Robert Doubrava LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 342

    like vipermanz said, it is most likely a carb problem. adjust it. does it smoke black? if so, it is getting too much fuel in to the carb.
     
  4. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    anything happen?
     
  5. Green Care

    Green Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 530

    Today I got to adjust the carb everything is OK runs strong.

    thank,s for support.
     
  6. Robert Doubrava

    Robert Doubrava LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 342

    thats good. glad to help.
     

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