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Gail Aivazoff: how do i adjust the the snowblower? i've removed it to clean it all...and i'd like it as close to factory set as possible?? before i reinstall it....AGAIN. have taken it off twice....snowblower won't start :(

Fearless: Over a long period of time, if your Tecumseh engine does not run perfect even after a carb rebuild or replace it means the engine has been worn. Next step after that is an exhaust valve grind at its end so it closes all the way and a decarbinization. That should bring it back to life fully and if that doesn't do it you replace the engine. Tecumseh winter engines are still the best winter engines out their. My Snapper had 12 years of commercial use and that engine has up over 1000 hours of service easily and it had pumped a lot of snow really well a very long time. Even now it still runs pretty descently after a real headache rebuilding the carb. No engine lasts forever, but these engines last a good long time, are very reliable and work hard. Mine is an 02, 8 hp HMSK80 with an adjustable carb on a Snapper 8246. Best snowblower I ever used to this day and I have tried many.

Fearless: This is always a great video to refer back to when adjusting a Tecumseh carb after a rebuild, if you forgot what the pre-sets were. This time I wrote them in my Tecumseh engine service manual, which was to old to cover the hmsk line.

Greg Bowlin: I have gas dripping from my carburetor when i choke my MTD Snow King snowblower. I replaced the carb with a new carb and love the perfromance, but i still have gas dripping out of the carb when i choke the engine. Whet the heck is going on????

keylargo2001: Thank you very much for posting this video. I have a 1995 Troy Bilt with a Tecumseh engine. Which I haven't done much to it except change the oil the belts once and the spark plug and cutting edge once. Every spring I run it until it runs out before storage.The first time today of all times it would not fire up. I pulled the plug and it was fouled with fuel. So I figured the float was stuck and needed a little tickle. I did as you posted in the video. I turned the float adjustment in all the way out 1 1/2 turns out. Gave it a yank and she fired off on the first pull. I did a final adjustment and she is running like a champ. Of course the weathermen were wrong again. Suppose to picked up 2-4 inches and presently we have a foot and it's still snowing.

try duck: Nice thanks for the Info , Nice to see your not pushing the whole subscribe to me or hit the like button or even the go buy my products BS.Seems most cant get through a video they made without saying it 10 times.I find myself turning wrenches on everything human made and it is nice to be able to come here to find proper procedures from fellow Technicians instead of having to dish out for manuals I may only use for one persons equipment / vehicle repairs. While I dont often work on small engines , I do from time to time and just nice to be able to come here and soak up some shared knowledge of the trade instead of having to dish out 100's for trade patented secret repair manuals ...Anything human made can and will break down so its nice to have a place to come and pick up some info freely shared. Hope ya keep it going and dont change a thing...

tek jansen: my snowblower seems to run good but the spark plug turns black in about 10 minutes and the engine won't run anymore. if I clean the plug it runs for another 10 minutes. any suggestions?

Roger Gietzen: Thanks! My first attempt at small engine repair and this, plus another video of yours was all needed to solve the problem. Appreciate the work that went into this teaching aid.

Frank From Upstate NY: Likie the idea of "making those holes for changing idle mixture,".

T crow: Great video thanks

Yves Sabourin: Hello, I gave an Ariens snow blower with a Tecumseh 10 hp, but my problem this winter, when I am at full speed the motor goes up and down all the time until I go in snow, at this moment it still up full speed, but at the moment I backup from snow it begin all over up and down, what should I do?

Yamaha MT-01: Hi dony. I have a ariens 1027le. Carb was leaking gas, float or needle seat was gone. Got a new carb ($25) cause I didn't want to take old one apart and just as cheap as kit. Did all the adjustments to new carb as in the video. RPM 3500, sounds great! Get it into any amount of snow and it bogs down. Didn't do this with old carb. Any help be great. Thanks Bobby

Fred Bedrich: Clear and concise!!! Thanks!! I will go and try this...
Thanks for taking the time to make this video!

ddobier: Love your videos. I went to remove my idle mixture screw to clean with a wire brush like I saw in one of your videos as my snowblower is surging. To my surprise the screw doesn’t look like the one you pulled out. Mine looks more like a needle. Any tips with this setup? Is it still 1 1/4 turn out as a good starting point to adjusting your carb? Thanks.


Ron Goyer: Thanks, helped me out considerably.

whitieinvermont: Thanks for the video. I'm looking forward to fixing the idol on my craftsman snowblower. It's been making me crazy. I thought it was because of ethanol in the gas.

Jeff Cox: Hi Donny got a question for you a friend of mines log splitter will idle but won't rev up when you put load on it any ideas I didn't get a chance to look at it yet

Dave Williams: Very helpful with the base preadjustments! My father always said 1 1/4 turns as well, and a paper match for points! I've had trouble with the match theory tho.

Andzej G.: what about IDLE mixture screw? Just unscrew it by 1.5 turns for the first time ?


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