Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Lawrenceville NJ
Dirty carb? Try these tips
Dirty carb, Rough running, AND you don't want to remove the carb! With some Chinese engines it can be time consuming and a nuisance.
Remove the bowl, clean with a rag
Remove any accessible jets
Spray carb cleaner using the little red blow tube that comes with the can of carb cleaner in the jet holes and in the holes where the jet came out of. Spray the carb cleaner up in the main jet tube that is located inside the fuel bowl.
Put it back together
Snap your fingers
I've have had success with some snow blowers just removing the bowl and spraying up the main jet.
Check the clarity of the gas by draining some in to a clear soda bottle to ensure it's fresh. Do not trust the home owner!!! It may be fresh but the gas can could have had old gas in it, adding fresh gas may not be enough; the same for adding fresh gas to the gas tank when it's had old gas in it or its been sitting for too long.
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