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Old 01-27-2011, 09:10 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone. I have a yard machine snow blower and it starts fine. The problem is that it stalls out after about 10 seconds. If i keep pumping the primer it will keep going but i cant do the drive way while pressing the primer. I thought i may be the primer pump itself because it had a crack so i replaced it and still the same problem. Any ideas or advice would be great! Thanks.

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You need to clean your carb.

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Any closed gas line valve or pinched gas line? Give the engine maker a call; http://support.mtdproducts.com/app/a...etail/a_id/204

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You need to clean your carb.
Ayuh,... I agree,... The carb has Crud in it...
Take it off, 'n disassemble it, Clean it, 'n rebuild it...

Rebuild Kits are available at small engine shops, or on-line....
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Hi Everyone. I have a yard machine snow blower and it starts fine. The problem is that it stalls out after about 10 seconds. If i keep pumping the primer it will keep going but i cant do the drive way while pressing the primer. I thought i may be the primer pump itself because it had a crack so i replaced it and still the same problem. Any ideas or advice would be great! Thanks.

Mike
Did you open the choke after it started?
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