These little engines are fun to troubleshoot. To try to figure out what part of the carb primer system failed I swapped bulbs and determined it was the old plastic part that was cracked as shown above. A manufacturer of an aftermarket part assumes the responsibility that the part will not adversely affect emission performance. He's a man after my own heart, doing what he can every day, making do with what he has, trying to improve his position. I think I found the problem with the mower. I noticed the starter bulb on the carb made no sound at all when pushed.
Also had the chance to help a guy who mows lawns for money. I might as well pass along the wealth in knowledge. If you always operate your engine at altitudes above 1,500 meters 5,000 feet , have your servicing dealer perform this carburetor modification. Will disassemble and soak the carb. The following instructions and procedures must be followed in order to keep the emissions from your Honda engine within the emission standards.
I've ordered the part new and we'll see what happens then. This is a phishing scam designed to take your login information. It wouldn't contain air to do it's job. Very well done video with no sound. Using smaller containers will cause you to re-mix fresh fuel more often and reduce the incidence of stale fuel. Performance will decrease, and fuel consumption will increase.
He never took any money for his help. When he died his wife said she kept getting post cards for about a year from people he had helped. Carbon monoxide does not react in the same way, but it is toxic. Look for failing high tension leads plug wires , failing ignition coil s and especially switches or connectors as possible causes. You can see the problem at the end of my screwdriver. I remember a friend of my parents who was a car mechanic and he would pull over and help anybody he came across that was stranded.
The reason is that motors burn air, not fuel; there is always enough of the latter when things are set up right. I don't feel like wading through it all right now for the answer, but it's out there. This guy used to show up at the neighbor's with his mowers in the trunk of his car. He figured since it was his main skill he would pass it along to anyone who needed it. Will tear it apart to find the failure. Found this YouTube Video showing how to rebuild the carb.
It would start but die when I put it to work. Looks like I need another trip to the parts store. Among those acts that constitute tampering are: Removal or alteration of any part of the intake, fuel, or exhaust systems. Lean-running is far more destructive to performance and piston life than too rich. If, for some reason, the ignition sometimes fires at the wrong time, then exhaust popping can become very energetic loud. It was lowd and persistent. Neil Neil, that makes sense.
If you are aware of any of the following symptoms, have your engine inspected and repaired by your servicing dealer. A very rich mixture will also foul the spark plug and cause hard starting. Recently members have been receiving an email about confirming their account. The part came for the mower and the carburetor primer works and the motor starts now. It's going to be a great mower for somebody.
Black exhaust smoke or high fuel consumption. . Same carb type as Honda roto, again. Others I've used made a swishing sound. For use at low altitudes, have your servicing dealer return the carburetor to original factory specifications. That can sound like a machine gun.