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Ihave a Rally mower with a Vector Tecumseh 5.5 hp model #4v582b, now starts every time I prime it but quits for the first 4 or 5 primes then runs but surges all the time can you help

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Sound like a dirty air breather filter or dirty carb. jets. Remove carburettor and blow out with air. Stephen

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