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7222 mantis wont start without starting fluid. Does the metal side of the carb diaphram go up or down

Carb diaphram metal side up or down

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: 2 cycle mantis tiller leaks gas thru the carb. -

if it leaks gas,it can **** air.you have to find out whats leaking and stop it.

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: trouble starting old Mantis tiller 9012 - don't have a manuel -

Mantis has the owners manuals in pdf format available for download on its website. The tillers are here (I hope the link to the tiller group works...if not, just go to the main site and look for "owners manuals" link.

Also, you can call a number and get a representative who usually can help at the numbers listed there, find authorized service people if its not something you can do yourself, order parts and find detailed schematics in the owners manuals. My dog actually ate mine. LOL. But they are free, the owners manuals, unlike other places that charge you for them like they were a "part".

http://mantis.com/owners_manual_library-swell2_tiller_engine.asp?cat=8

Posted on May 18, 2009

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SOURCE: mantis tiller sv-4 echo engine no spark from coil

Sounds like it's flooding either from over choking or the inlet needle in the carb is leaking. Have you removed the plug and blown out the cylinder and plug with air and then tried to restart? Be careful not to keep cranking with the choke pulled out. When it 'hits' ONE time, move the choke halfway in and crank again

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: tiller wont stay running..

Clean out the small fuel inlet ports behind the diaphragm. Sounds like they are clogged up. Use the end of a paperclip to gently make sure the passages are open. Hope this helps. Good luck.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: My mantis would not start so I replaced the plug,

SOUNDS LIKE IT NEEDS A CARB KIT AND THE CARB CLEAND OUT

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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