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Snowblower problem

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by RAM4x4HONDA, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. RAM4x4HONDA

    RAM4x4HONDA Junior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 9

    Hello, my dads snowblower, a craftsman 5hp 22" about 10yrs old has been bogging down even in a lower gear. So yesterday and today I took the carb off, cleaned it up put it back on. runs exel. and does not bog down, but.. flames are coming out of the exaust? is this normal, could jsut be burning off exess crap, what should I look for/do? thanks for any info
     
  2. smiti105

    smiti105 Member
    Messages: 90

    mess with the mixture screw, your air, gas mix is off.
     
  3. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    Rent it out at the local car shows during the summer...you now have a "Fire Breathin' Blower", add some slicks and it could be one hell of an attraction!!!