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briggs ohv popping thru carb

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by walshservices1, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. walshservices1

    walshservices1 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    just got this airflo sander and it started right up. but it has to run on alittle choke.
    if i back off the choke it starts to pop through the carb. i have cleaned the carb inside and out and still the same thing. any ideas??

    thanks steve
  2. cubicinches

    cubicinches PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,415

    Sounds like it's lean.

    If it's been sitting for any length of time, the fuel delivery passages in the carb may be slightly gooed up. May have to take it apart for a good cleaning.
  3. 06Sierra

    06Sierra PlowSite.com Addict
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,329

    Clean it and put some sea foam in the gas. That will help clean it out and keep it clean as well. If it still does it, you will have to adjust the carb a little.