Question about John Deere Garden

1 Answer

I have a GT235 lawn mower and it was dumping fuel and fouled out both plugs. I removed the carb and cleaned it thoroughly and replaced the spark plugs and it still is dumping to much fuel. Especially when under a load. When engaging the deck it seems to be the worst, and the black smoke dumps out the exhaust. Do you think the fuel solenoid is the trouble and is there a check that can be performed for this.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 46 Answers

NO!! You should just buy a other one or you just should not keep it anymore because that is bad. Just buy a new one

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Wrong gas in lawn mower, what to do


if its a briggs and stratton engine with the plastic carb fixed to top of the fuel tank then you will need to replace the diaphragm and blow out the fuel pick up pipe

Jun 26, 2014 | Briggs & Stratton Briggs Stratton...

1 Answer

Won't spark


Most lawn mowers are magneto fired so no battery is necessary or even there to go bad! Flint?!

Take out the spark plug and see if it is oily or fuel soaked. Once a plug is fouled they wont spark anymore. Try cleaning the plug with a little carb cleaner and a wire brush. You can also get another plug and just try that. Otherwise you probably need another ignition coil. Good luck!

Jan 23, 2013 | Garden

1 Answer

Toro ride on wont start


Battery required? Charge battery or replace. Replace air filter and spark plug. Dump out old oil and replace with 30w oil. Electric start may have a fuse blown. Dump out old gas fill with new with Stabile always added to gas. Try spraying starter spray in carb at air cleaner with filter removed. All mowers have a low oil sensor to prevent starting on low oil. Remove bowl from carb, should be full of gas. Pinch off fuel line with pliers or turn fuel valve off. Check float should be hanging down allowing fuel flow. Float up stops fuel flow.

Sep 19, 2012 | Toro Power Lawn Mower

1 Answer

Toro str will not start, motor spins but will not fire


Ensure clean fuel. Always use Stabile in fuel. Follow fuel line from fuel tan to carb, ensure no leaks. Remove carb fuel bowl to check float operation. Have pliers to crimp line or use fuel shut off valve. Remove carb float bowl and clean. Float should hang down freely gas should flow. Push float up gas should cut off. Replace spark plug, ensure plug wire snaps on tight. Clean or replace air filter. Ensure oil is full, 30w oil. All mowers have low oil shutoff.

Sep 12, 2012 | Toro TimeCutter Zero Turn Lawn Mower...

1 Answer

Troy-bilt 34322 343220110815 mower will not start


Dump out old gas. Fill with fresh gas. Always use Stabile in gas. Clean or replace park plug and air filter. Check oil level. All mowers have a low oil start cutoff. 30w oil. If any grey in oil moisture contaminated, dump out old oil and refill. Check fuel line for cracks or leaking. Check primer bulb for cracks, replace if required. Clean outside of carb with carb cleaner to ensure easy choke operation. Remove carb bowl from carb, ensure float hangs down freely. float down fuel flow, float up fuel flow stops. Check bowl screw for hole thru bolt, if so clean out hole.

Sep 11, 2012 | Troy Garden

1 Answer

I overfilled engine oil in my Briggs Straton engine on my snow thower ... now can't get it started .... can oil foul the spark plug ?


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly. Depending on just how much you over-filled it yes it will fowl the spark plug. Most of the time though a small engine failing to start is either fuel or ignition related. Remove the spark plug and check for ign. spark and OIL in the cylinder by pulling the recoil through. Reinstall the spark plug (Just a note about an oil fouled spark plug.... if you clean it with fuel you must make sure that it is dry or it will not work. Spark plugs are cheap I recommend you buy a new one.
Try removing the air filter and adding just a small splash of gas into the carb. throat. then see if it tries to start. If it does but does not run you have a fuel supply problem. This is caused by debris in the carb bowl and fuel orifice jet. You will need to clean out the bottom of the carb and the orifice. Possibly there is debris in the fuel tank outlet, the fuel filter or fuel bowl below the fuel selector depending on your engine model. .I can help you with carb / fuel system cleaning procedures but would like a "complete" ENGINE model - type - and serial number so I can pass you the procedures applicable to YOUR engine.

Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly

Jan 27, 2011 | Garden

1 Answer

I haven't used my mower in a few weeks. It worked fine before, and now won't start. I can't really tell if it's turning at all, or if nothing is starting to begin with. It look a bit low on oil, but I...


You might have an accumulation of water in the fuel tank/carb.

Drain them both and make sure you put clean fresh fuel in.

The gas can might be contaminated too so be watchful.

Check your spark plug too. Remove it and make sure it isnt water or gas fouled. *(wet and not sparking) A fuel fouled plug usually needs replacement. Water...not so much.

Good luck and be careful!

Aug 24, 2010 | Briggs & Stratton Lawn-Boy 10640 20-Inch...

1 Answer

My murray push lawn mower won't start


did it die right after a refueling? You might have water in your fuel can.
Which now is probably in your mower.

Drain out all the fuel *(remove the carb bowl too) Get some fresh gas *(dump your can of fuel out into a secondary container so you can look for water in it. If it has water on the bottom...you should dispose of it wherever you dispose of your mowers waste oil.

You should be sure you have spark. Which means you need to remove the spark plug from the head and with the boot still attached dangle it on the metal head and give it a pull and look for sparks. If you have no spark you might need a new plug or coil. Thats really all you can do for weak or no spark. Be sure the plug is clean and free of oil/gas contamination as that may have fouled the plug.

Good luck and be careful!

Jul 13, 2010 | Yard Machines 11A54MC006 21Inch 139cc MTD...

3 Answers

Poulan 6.75 Lawn mower will not start


Remove spark plug, clean and dry. Replace plug. Remove air filter. Spray WD-40 into carb opening; one second blast. Turn over engine, (pull handle). Engine should start briefly and run for 3 seconds.  If not, you are not getting spark to spark plug. If engine starts, you have a dirty carb and you can buy a rebuild kit from manufacture.

May 02, 2009 | Poulan Pro " Pro" Self Propelled Mower

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garden Logo

Related Topics:

368 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top John Deere Garden Experts

Phil Walker
Phil Walker

Level 3 Expert

605 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3072 Answers

Matt Olenzek
Matt Olenzek

Level 2 Expert

293 Answers

Are you a John Deere Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...