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Sounds like I have a fuel starvation problem with my mountfield mascot mower. How do I clean the carb?

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Hmm looks like a brigs .. take air cleaner of and start taking pictures or write how the linkage is routed . use part master carb and choke cleaner part # 1736 get 2 cans. my fav .a small wire brush. and a torch tip cleaner NAPA AUTO PARTS will have one of these.. next spray the carb off while still bolted to motor next loosen bolts that hold cab 2 motor (counter clockwise ) say about 2 full turns, spray again let soak 2 min spray again let sit 1 min. now with the handle of a screw driver hit the carb with the handle in a few different spots, this shock will loosen the grip of the paper gaskets if it has them and this way you don't need 2 buy a carb kit .. kool huh.. take off any rubber o-rings, gaskets set them in the sun to dry use the torch tip cleaner ti clean out any holes in jets you can find (look close ) a air compressor is nice but not needed use the spray and were safty glasses yes it sucks 2 get carb cleaner in you eyes BAD ! when taking needle screws out COUNT THE TURNS norm is 1 1/2 .. let carb dry for 10 min. and reassemble.. 1 more thing clean out the gas tank dump the gas , use a coat hanger and a rag as a mop to sweep the inside of the gas tank clean and dry of any water .fuel filter needs to be cleaned or replaced . check oil if it smells like gas replace it.. file her tank up with (marine gas best ) and it should start on the first PULL ... now here is how you fix your 2 STROKE MOTORCHECK THE SCREEN ON OUTPUT OF THE MUFFLER. ITS CALLED A SPARK ARRESTOR, THESE GET OIL FOULED AND MAKE EM A BEAR TO RUN . CLEAN IT UP AND SHE WILL RUN LIKE A CHAMP, THE CARB MIGHT NEED REBUILDING ,FUEL FILTER AND A SPARK PLUG IS THE FIRST THING TO REPLACE . . IF'N I WAS ANY HELP VOTE FOR ME ...THANKS.. JAY == MOTORWIZJ

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