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spurrowl 11-11-2008 05:19 PM

briggs and straton engine
 
i have an old generator with a briggs and stanton 5 hp engine on it. its old but runs great. this morning i went to start it and on choke it runs great but when i shut the choke off it kills the engine, anybody have any ideas where to start to fix this, thanks spurrowl

sv9779 11-11-2008 11:09 PM

You're not getting enough fuel. Fuel filter clogged, jets in carb clogged with vanish. If this is the old diaphram type carb it could be a bad diaphram. If it were a newer carb with electric ignition and an anti-backfire solenoid it could be low voltage to the solenoid

kennzz05 11-11-2008 11:34 PM

try you tube id be surprised if someone hasn't published something pertinent

spurrowl 11-12-2008 10:11 AM

briggs and stratton
 
thanks i will try that, why did i not think of that spurrowl


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