Danny Bies: i have a snowblower its goes backwards but when i want to go forward its
goes very slowly its a 6 speed tekumset 10 horsepower...what can the
Richard Taft: Great video Danny.... Have learned a lot from them...
A Question... My Ariens manual says to set the high RPM to 3600 and the low
to 1800. What tachometer would you recommend for small engines that's
accurate and reliable? Also, would setting the RPM now during the summer
be greatly different when used during the winter by any appreciable amount
Timothy Mills: Thanks for this video -- I had this exact problem after rebuilding the carb
on my snow blower -- this saved me a lot of time and agony trying to figure
out what I had done :).
Cory Barron: Great Videos Dony. I find your videos informative, and easy to follow.
jamleakatandlyd: Thanks for the Video! Bought an old tiller and when I push the throttle
lever up and down - it does nothing. Replaced the spring and that didn't
help. Any suggestions? Thanks again for all the videos you put on
Carlos Rosario: thanks my 10hp ariens was revving super high and thanks when there was no
load on the machine thanks to this video i got my machine running right
Jim DeBonis: Thanks Donnie! This was exactly what I needed.
Alicia Kaufman Chris Cummings: Just wondering if performing this adjustment could cause the throttle to
become unresponsive in anyway? My snowblower now revs normal when idling
but seems to rev the same speed at any throttle position.
Johnnie Guitar: Excellent video on the governor operation and adjustments! Thanks! I have
a problem that wasn't addressed in the video. My engine's speed lever gives
me high rpm at the top of the lever throw like it should, but will now no
longer drop down to idle speed when I push the lever down to the lower
position? The revs stay high in both positions now. What 's going on and
how do I fix it? Thanks!
Bob Grez: I wanted to thank you. Came back from a mechanic and I needed more
throttle. My snow would throw 5 feet and engine would die out and needed
multiple manual restarts. Turned in throttle mechanism screw one turn. Snow
throws 12 feet, not once did it stall, more than enough power. You made
cleaning out from snow a pleasure. Thanks for also teaching me a lot about
carb adjustments and throttle and governor adjustments. It was a mystery
art before you explained it, now it's science. Real cool. I subscribed.
9secondsflat: so max rpm at wide open is just an audible thing, if it sounds ok then its
"ok" if it sounds fast then its to fast???
rosko67: I am rather savvy with small engines because i am a tinkerer and a RC nitro
tunnel hall boat racer. Some of the time there is a learning curve (BOOM)
just once. With all the snow we have had here in ohio a snow blower is a
must. I given the task to fix all of my fathers equipment that had been
neglected for a few or 8 years. To save my back no curve allowed. Brother
you rock, Awesome video. The beast is back, she is running like a champ
kicking A and throwing snow. Thanks!
Patricia Hoffman: Thanks for the video, I seem to have a high RPM but when in deep snow it
does not seem to have enough speed.or enough power. I have a
Tecumsch, HSK35,40, HSSK50 snow blower. I did rebuild the cab. and that
concoursuph: Great Video !! I have one of these Snow Blowers, When I put a load on
it, like in snow it stops, It sounds like it is running a little rough
too...it is the 522R It has been sitting a while but I cleaned out the old
gas and put in new gas...and at least got it running...Do you think the
carb should be rebuilt ?
thomas g: My problem is the same as Johnnie Guitar does anyone have the solution.
Speed lever refuses drop down to idle speed when the lever is fully down.
how to resolve this problem.
pete barber: well done thank you for taking time to make great videos...
tony Kari: Awesome. Vid. My toro 524 works great. But when I let go of the auger gear
before it completely stops. It makes a grinding noise ? The belt looks good
borderline666: Very Useful, thanks for taking time doing this!
Tom Power: Terrific video donyboy73!
Thanks for sharing your expertise!
Erik Smothers: That did the trick, thanks for the insight.
Ray Josephs: Question, I have a Tecumseh hssk 50-55 on my snow-bower...always stored
off-season properly. First usage this season, fresh gas in, fired right up
and runs great however, I notice it's not RPM'ing as high as it normally
does. Should I first adjust the governor screw or adjust the governor
lise fournier: Bonjour Jonyboy, je voudrais savoir si tu as cette vidéo en francais?
j'essaie de bien comprendre mais je ne suis pas bilingue, un peu de
problème à comprendre, j'ai justement un problème pareil et veux réparé mon
souffleur moi-même. Merci
Stéphane D: i would like to have this video in french because my english is not perfect
tony Kari: Nice. Thanks
bjamesW32: Regarding engine rpm I'm astonished at how often I hear "if it runs too
fast/slow" and just left to the tuner's ear. No doubt one person's ear
and the next might be off by 500 to 1000rpm or worse depending on their
experience with small motors.
This is one of the best "bargain" category tools I've ever purchased on
I purchased the first one linked and have adjusted every small engine in my
possession to manufacturer's spec. Best for the engine and good for my
peace of mind. Dead simple. Reflective tape comes with the unit and you
cut a 1/2" piece from the roll and affix it to any rotating spot on your
engine. Point the led/laser (these are just led but are effective to 20
inches or something like that) and press the test button. Very cool
jfolck1886: My snow blower was running like crap so I had a friend take the carb off
and take it to a friend of his and the guy took it all apart and cleaned it
good. After putting it back on the snow blower the engine would race. Well
my friend got sick so he hasn't been able to fix it. I found your video and
now it runs like a charm! I just have to adjust the high throttle screw at
the throttle handle to let the rpms come up just a little bit more. Thanks!
4x4extreme5: Whats the fix for a carb that only works when its fully choked. thanks
Nathan Dockter: thanks for your helpful videos!
rescueme67: Thanks...will do...feeling confident after watching your videos...the unit
is about 6 years old...do you suggest getting a rebuild kit for the o-rings
etc. before I take it apart or would you think they may be ok for that age?
donyboy73: @jhope52 thanks man
This is Who I am: @donyboy73 is the red lever the choke?
Dave jarosiewicz: For those that have a problem with it starting and then dying, clean the
main jet on the bottom of the carb bowl. If you look close there is a small
pinhole near the bottom. This needs to be clear or you will have the blower
keep dying on you.
bayou250s: good info man!!!
John Anderson: how do I know if my govenor is wore out and needs to be replaced? I have a
john deere 1032, with a 10hp tecumseh and rebuilt the carb and it is
running great for the most part. My snowblower does not throw the snow very
far and I just cleaned and straighted the impeller blades.
donyboy73: @aaroncake thank you sir
hsr1hsr1: Thank you for this helpful video.When I move the red throttle speed
adjustment lever up or down on my snowblower,the lever on the left of it,
with all the little holes in it does not move with it. The lever on the
left remains down against the gas line.A second problem is that the govenor
linkage (the one you adjust with the torx screwdriver) seems seized and
doesn't move at all.The wires are in place. Thanks Your help is greatly
Mark Cebrowski: Thank you for posting this.
jaylosix: Hi there, I have a 10 hp Tec. in a Troy Built blower . When you prime it
the gas drips out on the ground, I have taken the carb apart but it still
does it. It seems like the prime nipple on the carb is in a bad place wich
allows the gas to run out of the throttle body. I was just wondering if you
have seen thjis before and is there any way to correct it.
Farm Brook: @hsr1hsr1 I have exact problem you had. Have you figure out how to fix it?
4mudski: Great video! Could you tell me why my 1995 tecumseh 10 hp engine's muffler
bolts are glowing red when I finish my driveway?? Engine starts with first
pull and runs great. Thanks
Stephen Boricic: Another great video. I adjusted my full throttle rpms by just tightening
the screw by the throttle lever.
Diezel C.P: awesome!
diftoyota: i'm happy you got this video in here, i just bought a blower and rebuilt
the carburator. my trottle dint work at all. i tryed everything and seem to
me that my throttle linkage was not right. i have seen your video and it
confirmed my problem, the guy intaled the linkage upside down so the rod is
going under the gas pipe instead of on top haha. thanks for the video it
helped me alot
70supercar: My governor isn't increasing the RPM's on my 8 HP-26" Tecumseh when I get
into deep snow. When the governor is at it's max RPM in deep snow, is the
carb flap suppose to be closing? When I manually push the governor lever
towards the back of the blower my flaps are closing. When I rebuild and
tune Holley carbs, a carb for a car when the throttle is accelerating the
Varouj Papazian: hi donyboy iam heaving big problem with my arien 8 hp it works 10 sec and
stops . i cant start the motor is not giving me any chance to adjust . the
carb idal trot pls can you tell me what to do
donyboy73: @VE9REJ getting ready for winter rej?
donyboy73: @grandisleme could be
donyboy73: @bustedsnowblower ur welcome
Farm Brook: @hsr1hsr1 I have the exact the same problem. Have you found the solution?