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Curtis spreader Honda engine problem

Discussion in 'SNO-PRO PLOW AND ACCESSORIES by Curtis' started by suspended11, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. suspended11

    suspended11 Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    I recently had installed a ts-17 spreader with a Honda motor. I've had a problem starting the motor since day 1. If its a warm day it starts fine. In extreme cold weather it cranks but wont start. The choke seems to be working properly. If i take off the air cleaner and hold my hand over the carb it fires right up. It seems like i have to completely smother it for it to start. Any ideas would sure help.
  2. ChevKid03

    ChevKid03 Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    seems to me that if you are covering the air intake and it starts up, the choke ISNT working correctly...
  3. Mcouture13

    Mcouture13 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Good morning Suspended,
    I just noticed that I had written you a little bit ago, and didn't realize that you wrote this as well after you got your spreader installed. That should not be happening to a brand new sander, ESPECIALLY one with a Honda engine!!!! I'm willing to see if we can't fix the problem, and get you up and running again, with a better view of Torwel's commitment to customer service