Starts but won't run?
Engine starts, but won't run? This is a very common problem that more than often results from the carburetor of your small engine. Click "Read on" to get the full scoop.
If you have the patience to take your carburetor off, some simple maintenance may get your machine up and running again. The carburetor is what mixes just the right amount of air flow with your fuel. There are a few issues that can arise with your carburetor that will effect your small engine in very negative ways. Cleaning your carburetor is a perfect start to repairing a lawn mower. There are many carburetor cleaning solutions you may use to soak your carburetor. You may also soak your carburetor in clean gasoline. Be sure to remove the plastic pieces from the carburetor. Also, if you use gasoline to soak your carburetor do it in a non-plastic container. Gasoline is highly flammable so please be cautious. At Smith's Repair Shop in Southern Maryland we can fix it for you or supply you with the parts you need. Please, feel free to contact us!
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