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post #11 of 13 Old 02-19-2019, 02:14 PM
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I think a bunch of us have had problems with the plastic shutoffs. Buying a name brand seems to be the way to go vs the 3 or 4 for $5 on ebay. Look the same but don't work well at all.

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Originally Posted by JLawrence08648 View Post
I saw something but wasn't sure. I went back after your post and enlarged the pic with my finger and clearly saw it. At my age I'm still getting use to this smart phone tablet technology about using your fingers to enlarge things. My desktop still has XP from only a few years ago when someone gave me his used computer and for years I used Win2000.
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I've never used my phone or tablet for this site for that very reason (screen size).

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Originally Posted by T3rraN0va View Post
Hey everyone! I just picked up a used MTD/Yard Machines snowblower, and after firing it up last night, it smells heavily of gas this morning.

I can try and find the model # when i get home this afternoon, but I uploaded some pictures of it for now.

It doesn't appear to be leaking any gas that i can tell, but maybe i'm not looking in the correct places. I don't know a ton about snowblowers or engines. The person I bought it from said the carburetor and fuel lines have all been replaced.

Thank you for any advice you have!
That things in fabulous condition for the year it looks. Nice find!
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