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I think my lawn boy put chainsaw gas in my mower. It races up and down. I burned up the old gas and put new gas in it. I had this happen once before. I am disabled so hire my yard work done, but hire stupid kids. Are the jets blocked? can I clean them out with some addetive? Do I have to take the carborator apart to clean the jets? Thanks! lmackey@inbraska.com

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If you can, remove the air filter and get some carb cleaner aerosol spray to spray into the carb. A carb cleaning is always good, but this is the easy/poorman's way. Attempt to start it immediately after using the spray and re-spray cleaner into the throat of carb while it is idling/running. Continue doing this for a short time. You may want to also remove the spark plug and check/clean or replace it too. Remember this little engine is just like a modern day car engine and needs proper maintenance and attention to perform like it is supposed too. That means it needs clean oil, strong spark, fresh gas and clean air! Repost if you need to. We have your email addy handy.
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