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Surging tecumseh engine on snow blower

I have a John Deere snower blower (826) tecumseh engine was doing fine but started surging up and down is this the gov. needing to be adjusted or carb.

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That is not the whole fix,you need to find the brass needle valve incarnation body(whichhas a cap on it),remove and cleaned with small wire.put back in and you should be good to go. This controls the air mix and is non adjustable.

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Hi, You have gum or old gas in the main jet on the carb, turn your fuel off, stand the snowblower on the front blower housing with handles in the air, remove main jet from the bottom of the carb and clean. Jim

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