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Engine won't keep running when using the throtle.

The motor will start after priming and chocking but when I squeeze the throttle is just dies down. I have fresh oil mix using Mantis oil have cleaned the air filter and a new spark plug last Spring. I have used it several times this Spring and it has always ran great. Don Rogers rogersdr@sbcglobal.net

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  • rogersdr May 20, 2009

    Thanks longhorn- I will give that a try.

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Hi Don. There are two adjustment screws on the carburetor. Start the engine and while it is idling, turn the screw closest the engine (low speed adjustment) counterclockwise until it starts to falter, then back a 'hair' and try the throttle again. If that doesn't work, I would recommend doing what I usually do... put a new carb on and be done with it! Carb is a Zama C1U-K54A

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