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Lawn mower not running

I have a craftsman lt 1000 with a briggs 17.5 hp. that starts and will idle but when i try to throttle up it just starts to backfire alot, it wont die it just backfires, i have adjusted the valves and i took the bolt out of the flywheel and the key way is in good shape and doesnt look like it has been knocked out of time at all. I dont know what else to look at, any suggestions. thanks

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Sounds more like the carb sucked up something if u take it off and tear it down let soak in solvent than blow air thru body to dry and clear passages dont mess with adj

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