Dixie Chopper hard starting help

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bscofield07, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. bscofield07

    bscofield07 LawnSite Member
    from PSL, Fl
    Messages: 44

    I have a dixie chopper which has been great however now the only way it starts is with starting fluid......any ideas on the main problem?
  2. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    Which model? What engine? How old? When the last time it had a tune up? Is it all the time or only when cold?
  3. djchiodo3

    djchiodo3 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    Yes, what he said.
  4. dura to the max

    dura to the max LawnSite Silver Member
    from georgia
    Messages: 2,246

    try posting in the mechanics and repair thread for some better advice.
  5. luckylawnboy

    luckylawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    I had a generac where the starter would not turn the motor fast enough to make enough vacuum to start the engine. New Starter and fired instantly from there on out.

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