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Engine starts ok but will not idle,do i need a new carb?

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You didn't say what year, but I'm assuming an older model if it has a carb. You don't need a new carb, if you have one handy , great, but yours does need work. Your slow speed jet or choke is messed up, needs to be checked out. If you know where the needles are and can turn them, try 1/4 turn out at a time, till something changes, keep track of each one so you can put it back if you have to. If the choke sticks on when starting, it will cause it to run rough. Sometimes just a squirt of cleaner will fix these. Check it out, hope this helps.

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