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Old 09-05-2013, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by mxhideout View Post
Put new plugs in because it was running rough; just doing things one by one. Ran good for 30-40 min last night, then it started running rough again and was flooding over. We were just about to pull the carb out, but my dad noticed the choke cover was loose and spinning around... Took it off and flipped the metal bracket/washer around, put it back on and now it doesn't spin. Hoping that fixes it because we don't have much more season left...
If it is flooding over, you might not be able to quickly resolve that without getting into the carb. If you do go the carb route, and want to be sure to have it running for this season yet, pay the extra few bucks for new floats to bypass to possibility of having a rebuilt carb with a bad float. As far as time goes, putting together a clean carb only takes about 20 minutes. The longer wait is for 24 hours of soak time. Let me know if you need a hand. Good luck.
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