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  1. Re: allis chamlers tiller (front tine vertical shaft 3.5hp)

    finally dug out the tiller and began digging into it, have located a parts catalog, and possible owners manual coming for it.
    if the engine recoil is original which it looks
    the engine numbers are...
  2. Re: allis chamlers tiller (front tine vertical shaft 3.5hp)

    As of now the tiller is buried in the back of my garage (storing family items)
    will check it if i can find a path to it, but doesn't to promising right now.

    suppose to get snow saturday 5-8...
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    Re: 15hp Briggs carb flooding question

    the reason I mentioned the elect. fuel solenoid was he stated the crankcase was full of gas when they brought the mower home.
    and check to make sure its working properly. I mean't it to be a side...
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    Re: 15hp Briggs carb flooding question

    So did you find anything wrong with the carb?
  5. Re: LTX1046 Hydrostatic rear axle oil fill won't unscrew.

    thanks for the insight on that gainestruk

    wondered why they'd say not serviceable in the manual, yet show the plug on part diagrams.
  6. Re: LTX1046 Hydrostatic rear axle oil fill won't unscrew.

    if this is your mower
    according to the manual: (page 20)
    Hydrostatic Transmission
    The hydrostatic transmission is sealed at the factory and is
    maintenance-free. The fluid level cannot be checked...
  7. Re: 12 Year Old Daughter Tried to Help - Toro Mower/Briggs & Stratton Engine

    your engine should be fine (as Rivits stated) basically just a good drying out should work.
    id check the air filter also for any saturation.

    your not alone my friend
    when my son was a teenager...
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    Re: 15hp Briggs carb flooding question

    that would be the needle and seat and or float not working properly.
    does it have a electric fuel solenoid on it?
    if so it maybe defective
    (a lot of people install a in-line fuel shut off valve as...
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    Re: Troy Built 4 cycle TB575ss hard starting

    check the spark arrestor screen in the muffler for being clogged
    (clean with a wire brush and maybe a little gas or carb cleaner.)
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    Re: Honda mower engine won't start

    what type of container it come in?
    perhaps someone was able to pull the ol' switcharoo on it.
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    Re: Tecumseh power problem

    when you say you "serviced the carb"
    (what exactly did you do to it?)
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    Re: Honda mower engine won't start

    that's what I'm thinking also (like its been soaked in some type of carb cleaner)
  13. Re: LTX1046 Hydrostatic rear axle oil fill won't unscrew.

    this on a cub cadet?

    try a 3/8" drive ratchet
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    Re: Honda mower engine won't start

    from the looks of those parts
    I'm wondering if that carb wasn't recycled.
    if it is a remanufactured carb Sears needs to state that fact in their sales ads, (cannot be sold as new)
    or if sears is...
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    Re: Honda mower engine won't start

    congrats on solving your problem:thumbsup:

    (ya just never know sometimes):thumbdown:
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    Re: 12.5 riding mower engine stalling

    (Only remaining question - why would full choke stall the engine? She starts just fine with choke but it tells me something is amiss... )

    answer:
    the choke is only mean't to start a cold engine,...
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    Re: 12.5 riding mower engine stalling

    check the spark plug for fouling ( plug will give information on whats going on at times)
    when was it changed last?
    (plug maybe getting weak)

    note: (click back arrow to return to forum after...
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    Re: Cub Cadet LT 1045 not starting

    strange schematic shows a 3 post solenoid
    ran the part number that gives a 4 post. :rolleyes:

    note:
    mark if its a 3 post make sure the mounting bracket has good contact ground with chassis....
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    Re: Cub Cadet LT 1045 not starting

    before you start throwing parts at it id check the start circuit with 12v test light

    easy check: you have a 20amp fuse (see schematic)

    check ignition sw. contacts and posts for good...
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    Re: Briggs 5HP engine froze

    are the valve's seized or the piston seized?
    (could try to see if you can move the valves through the breather cover)
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    Re: Honda mower engine won't start

    need the numbers off the engine also



    check that your choke is working correctly.
  22. Re: allis chamlers tiller (front tine vertical shaft 3.5hp)

    tiller is real close to the Roto-Bee 2035
    (haven't verified engine numbers yet)
    wondering what other tines might fit it off another model
    its a 16" setup I think tine part no. L.H. 2056106 will...
  23. Re: allis chamlers tiller (front tine vertical shaft 3.5hp)

    ok
    where would I look for allis chalmers chassis number stamping on this tiller?
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    Re: Honda mower engine won't start

    are you trying to start it with air filter on or off?
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    Re: Honda mower engine won't start

    first thing we'll need are the engine numbers (model, serial)
    (so we know exactly what were looking at in order to solve your problem faster)

    engine check:
    1.spark plug condition (dry or wet)...
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    Re: john deere 115 wont start

    not sure im reading this right
    but I don't believe the tractor is supposed to start with the blades engaged.
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    Re: john deere 115 wont start

    just out of curiosity
    did the engine stop same time you hit object?
  28. allis chamlers tiller (front tine vertical shaft 3.5hp)

    found this little gem yesterday
    guy was just putting it to the curb as I drove by
    stop asked him if he was pitching it and he said yes he was.

    told me he'd found it out to the curb some years...
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    Re: Brake pedal frozen

    only advice I could give you is to go through braking system and check for any binding and or adjusting of linkage, etc.
    (sometimes you get lucky with a shot of wd-40 and or grease in the right...
  30. Thread: Exhaust noise

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    Re: Exhaust noise

    As Iengine stated look for sheet metal vibration

    tip:
    (you can use a screw driver and press on sheet metal in various area's of the engine
    to try and locate any rattles.)

    I had a briggs...
  31. another zero turn with starting issues (why me) lol

    got another zero turn in with starting issues (intermittent)
    first: I checked the relay (being last mower I did had same issue, and relay was the problem)
    this one checked good.

    second place:...
  32. Thread: Engine BOOM

    by lugnut1
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    Re: Engine BOOM

    checking for engine miss:
    try holding your hand by exhaust (just close enough to feel the exhaust flow and not get burned)
    if its missing you should feel the exhaust pulse change.

    also check...
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    Re: Start and Run Problems

    I've had riding mowers that had kill sw. on the run circuit (seat sw.)
  34. Re: Murray riding lawn tractor model #400600x8 turns but does not start

    I use a compression gauge
    spin engine over till compression gauge reading peaks out (needle quits climbing)
  35. Re: Murray riding lawn tractor model #400600x8 turns but does not start

    are you sure you have the model number right (can't find any information on it)
    what year is this tractor?

    engine check list:
    1.does it have good spark
    2.is it getting fuel
    3.is it getting air...
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    Re: Help on clipper elite

    information on it:
    complete name ( if other)
    model number
    year made
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    Re: Yard Machine rider dies when PTO engages

    check it for correct wiring of circuits, ( such as miss pronged wire, crossed wire, short,etc.)
    is it possible that something is binding in the pto/driveline causing engine to stall?


    wiring...
  38. Re: HORSE POWER/TORQUE IDEAS FOR MY BRIGGS ?????????

    what about something like this
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x5bXZbtpR4

    He does say what's been done to the engine
  39. Re: HORSE POWER/TORQUE IDEAS FOR MY BRIGGS ?????????

    your local machine shop would be your best bet for performance improvements

    some things they might be able to perform:
    1.porting and polishing
    2.rod modifications
    3.head milling
    4.cylinder...
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    Re: Start and Run Problems

    came across this:

    manual coverage: Lawn tractors from 2005-on having "7" as the 5th character of the 11 character factory model number.
    (not sure if it pertains to your riding mower, the fifth...
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    Repairs Re: Toro timecutter z380

    not turning off:
    check the connections on the ignition sw. make sure they have good contacts
    check the stop circuit

    jumping battery:
    make sure battery is good
    check charging system
    check for...
  42. Re: toro 16- 42z zero turn has intermittent starting

    thanks for the tip on checking ignition sw. connections:thumbsup:
    (that was one of the first things I did, knowing how they seem to be the issue 9 outta 10 times)

    I chased the problem to bad...
  43. toro 16- 42z zero turn has intermittent starting

    2004
    model 74325
    serial: 240002487

    starter solenoid new
    seat kill sw. bi-passed
    fuses good

    starts sometimes , other times just hear the relay click in and carb solenoid click in.
    (will...
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    Repairs Re: Toro timecutter z380

    what year is the mower and what engine is in the mower?
  45. Re: 7hp Craftsman/Briggs mowing w/ new carb stalls when airfilter put on it.

    is this gasket on it? (its gasket no. 51 in diagram)

    Briggs and Stratton Part 692668, GASKET-INTAKE | PartsTree.com
  46. Re: 7hp Craftsman/Briggs mowing w/ new carb stalls when airfilter put on it.

    there should be a gasket between carb and engine also (see part 51 in diagram)

    Briggs and Stratton 128602-0259-E1 - Briggs & Stratton Engine, Rewind Starter Carburetor, Fuel Supply Diagram and...
  47. Re: 7hp Craftsman/Briggs mowing w/ new carb stalls when airfilter put on it.

    filter isn't wet by chance?
    either filter is being to restrictive for some reason or engine not creating enough draw to pull fuel from carb with air filter on.

    things to check
    check for intake...
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    Re: ITS ALIVE!! (homelite gas trimmer ut 20680)

    had them do that to my chainsaw :mad:
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    Re: ariens 10-28 riding mower

    according to my briggs repair manual it lists the 280000 model series as being aluminum cylinder
    the aluminum cylinder versions can be rebuilt (re-ringed, valves, etc.)
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    Re: Gas leaking into crankcase

    If you have a gravity feed tank (tank higher than carb inlet) you need to install a in-line shut off valve just as a precaution.
    and it does make it easier when working on carb.
    down side: you...
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