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Exmark Carb Issues????

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by FIREMAN, Dec 22, 2001.

  1. FIREMAN

    FIREMAN LawnSite Senior Member
    from n.j.
    Messages: 318

    Here goes....exmark explorerer that runs poorly when r/s of machine is downhill and accelerates on its own when the l/s is downhill.... I cleaned the carb out and checked the float for binding.... maybe a pinhole in the float???all looks good.....so please any help would be great
     
  2. big james

    big james Banned
    from texas
    Messages: 152

    HOW STEEP OF A HILL ARE YOU ON?
     
  3. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,465

    Float type carbs are designed to be operated in a perfect level world. In cases where it doesn't run correctly on inclines is ussally normal. You have probably just found it's limit of incline. I would check the float level and not worry about the times where it may not run at 100% on inclines. Some carbs seem to run in most postions while some may not. That's why they don't install float type carbs on chain saws and trimmers. If you had a hole in the float the carb would fill completly up and it would cause an extra rich mixture or not run at all. Or running out on the ground. I believe the float is fine.
     

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