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Does timing have to be adjusted ? (1989 7- 1/2 Hp Snow Blower)

I installed a used flywheel ! I could see slots in magneto assembly but don't know if i should alter this? 1989 Sears 7 1/2HP 22" Snow Blower, 4 stroke. Has spark, getting gas and has good tough pull on rope, so assume compression is sufficent. When it finally does start it backfires out of carb a lot and can't get it to idle. I realize unit is 19 yrs. old, but it's in good shape and ideal size, for my son's use. Been trying to find a repair manual on internet, but nothing to date. Maybe better tell my son to get a BIG shovel, lol. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.......Ron.

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  • reo1960 Jan 03, 2009

    Thanks for information. As i mentioned this snowblower is 19 yrs. old. Just about as old as me, lol. I have rebuilt carburetor, but still have this problem. What i found when i first started working on unit was no spark. On removing the flywheel i noticed one of the magnets was not fixed to flywheel. I was able to get a used flywheel, from same make. While flywheel is off you can see the magneto assembly ( points & coil ) , and there is a slot where this assembly is bolted to the block. I'm still thinking it's got something to do with timing, but not sure. Thanks again..........Ron

  • reo1960 Jan 03, 2009

    Yes same magneto on block assemby, just changed the flywheel. When flywheel removed ,i said you could see slots in magneto assembly ( bolted to block ) as if there is adjustment allowed there. I rebuilt carburetor myself. You say do some reading, well that a problem as well. I have no repair information on this unit. I'm feeling if magneto is no good, i wouldn't get any spark at plug. Spark & fuel i have. Thanks for trying to help out, but looks like i opened a can of worms, lol. If you know where i could get a repair manual on this unit, would be appreciated. I've been lookin on internet, but have found no real information to date. Problem being unit must be to old. Thanks again............Ron.

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Hello it sound's like you need to ajust you carb. air flow . your gas mix is to rich. and it has a magneto .? you say. they have no setting . they are held in place with a keypin or can be called a wedge pin. and the fly wheel has a notch cut in ti so it can only go on one way. so try rebulding you carb. and that hould fix it. well "GOOD LUCK". let me know if this help's you . and THANK YOU . for using FIXYA.COM

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    MICHAEL WALLACE Jan 03, 2009

    hello . well is that magneto the one that was one the motor when you got it.? or is it the one from where you got the used flywheel.? and you say. that when you took off the old flywheel the magneto was not bolted to the block.? "am" thinking that the magneto is no good. and should be replaced. and you have a rebult carb...did you rebuld it your self.? or you got it that way. "am" still thinking that the air mixture' to the carb is not right. and you should do some reading on how menny turn's the vale needle.s on the carb. need to be turned out. once they have been turned all the way in. that's the way they . mix the air to gas .mixture. to the bowl of the carb. check it out and let me know if this help's you out. "GOOD LUCK"

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