COMMUNITY FORUM

tammys

04:06AM | 04/24/02
Member Since: 03/12/01
40 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
Hi,
We have a craftsman lawn mower that's only about 5 years old.
We are having problems getting gas to the engine. It will get started (using ether), but then, will die.

Do we need to clean the fuel line?
I had it serviced last year and wasn't too happy with the end result and fear they may have screwed it up.

Just curious what might be causing this to happen and if it's fixable by the right person.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

rpxlpx

05:23AM | 04/24/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
see if the choke is stuck closed
if there's a fuel filter, see if it's clogged

LDoyle

01:40PM | 04/24/02
Member Since: 06/03/01
327 lifetime posts
Remove the fuel bowl at the carb and check that the very small holes are clear. Also will enable you to clean out and crud.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

If you're on the fence (or on a budget), there’s always the old standby—paint. A change in color can have a huge impact on... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... A kitchen in a greenhouse—who wouldn't enjoy spending time in this light-filled space? Details that enhance the conservato... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1