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toro engage blades and it dies

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by casey humphrey, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. casey humphrey

    casey humphrey LawnSite Member
    Posts: 196

    I have a toro ztr 52 with a kohler 25 on it. When you engage the blades it falls on its face a few times. So I played with the choke a lil and it seemed to help and finally it cleaned out and it seemed to work. But it idle at all unless the choke is 1/4 of the way out. any suggestions? I am thinking carb.
     
  2. ArenaLandscaping

    ArenaLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 230

    Clean the carburetor. Check out this section of the Kohler 25 hp engine service manual....
     

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  3. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,240

    Pull your sparkplugs. If 1 is good and the other fouled, you may have a leaking intake gasket.
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