Exmark choke problem

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by bearhunter01, Aug 18, 2003.

  1. bearhunter01

    bearhunter01 LawnSite Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 15

    I have a Mettro w/ 16hp Vangaurd B&S Its running ok w/ the choke pulled out (choke is closed) and when you push the choke in (to open it) the engine shuts off.
    I took fuel line off the engine side of fuel filter and gas runs out freely so filter not plugged. What could it be? Actually the thing runs fine with choke pulled out but ofcourse this isn't correct.
  2. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    My 22 kohler did that, and it was clogged jets in the carburator. As soon as you would take the choke off, it would kill.

    NCSERVICE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 206

    yep, needs a carb clean

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