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Bad tecumseh Carburator clone form amazon.com

Bought this brand new carb kit (carb, spark plug primer, fuel switch, filter) from Amazon USA instead of canada where i usually buy, had better price.

Installed twice to make sure I did not do something wrong, motor just spins, does not even try, bowl is full of gas, but never start.

Put back old carb, couple of of primers shots and starts right away, no hesitation.

87powershiftx2 told me couple of bad carbs on ebay and amazon are bad, well lucky me, just found one.

From my newbee eye looks exactly the same. Can't spot a difference. Have blowed into couple of orifice, nothing cloged that I can see.

Now have to go through the hassle of forwarding cost of shipping and waiting for return.
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Iíve ordered dozens of them and have yet to come across a bad one but itís bound to happen, Have you played the lottery this week?

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I’ve ordered dozens of them and have yet to come across a bad one but it’s bound to happen, Have you played the lottery this week?
Nope, but maybe I should !!!.

Had talked about my problem with 87powershiftx2 and he said a lot of bad chinese carbs these days in fleebay and Amazon ...

So seems not to be the first one with this kind of problem.

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Bad tecumseh Carburator clone form amazon.com

I just purchased the same carb and it was missing the Welch plug on the bottom of the carb. Still have the motor apart so I havenít had a chance to fire it up. Carb was from Amazon and it cost $12 bucks. Welch plug cost $1.15.Doubt I will ever buy a cheap Chinese carb again.
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I just purchased the same carb and it was missing the Welch plug on the bottom of the carb. Still have the motor apart so I havenít had a chance to fire it up. Carb was from Amazon and it cost $12 bucks. Welch plug cost $1.15.Doubt I will ever buy a cheap Chinese carb again.
I think I bought the same kit

Price: $12.99 + No Import Fees Deposit & $7.38 Shipping to Canada Details

Sold by Carbour and Fulfilled by Amazon.

Seems to have good reviews, was better price even with US to CAD conversion , but with all the troubles and forwarding the cost of shipping for return, will buy canadian amazon next time. Also much faster took about 10 days.

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Installed twice to make sure I did not do something wrong, motor just spins, does not even try, bowl is full of gas, but never start.
Did you verify that the carb bowl was correctly oriented with regard to the float hinge? The hinge should be centered on the higher flat section of the bowl. Otherwise, the float can get hung up and either have the needle valve locked open or shut.
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Did you verify that the carb bowl was correctly oriented with regard to the float hinge? The hinge should be centered on the higher flat section of the bowl. Otherwise, the float can get hung up and either have the needle valve locked open or shut.
Yes opened it, bowl right direction deep end opposite of hinge, has a dimple near the center, float and needle ok moves up and down and hooked up, washer at the bottom good gasket does not leak ...

This thing should start after couple of primer pushes no hassle of any kind.

That's what happens when I put back the old one.

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if it runs with the old carb why are you replacing it?

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if it runs with the old carb why are you replacing it?
Runs average, is dirty inside, bowl, carb, can see beige stuff inside the chamber, and can't remove the choke when it's hot, otherwise it dies.

I use it until it's replaced. Then will try to clean it.

Even my local small motor shop uses chinese clones and sells them $65 CAD plus tax.

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