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I have a rototiller that will only run with choke on. changed sparkplug and fuel. blew out lines with compressor still will not run outside of full choke

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If it only runs with the choke on it isn't getting enough fuel. You will probably have to disassemble the carb, and clean well. Engines and carbs vary, but the main fuel passage from either the tank or fuel bowl, just be clean. Sometimes just blowing out won't do. Might be worth buying a carb kit, and clean it throughly. Sears web site will have a great parts breakdown if you enter the model number. See link: www.searspartsdirect.com

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