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MY TORO SNOWBLOWER 824XL, SPUTTERS WHEN RUNNING WITH THE CHOKE ON. WHEN I TURN CHOKE OFF ENGINE STALLS. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

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Hello,

The problem is you are running lean. The first thing you should do is dump the fuel out of the tank,lines and carburetor. The second thing you need to do is remove the float bowl and clean it out. The problem is either water holding the float in the up position, or stale fuel is got it "glued" in the up positon. You need to correct whichever it is. The needle jet needs to move freely to allow fuel flow. This may require you to remove the carb. to clean it correctly. The middle part, the part that sticks down through the float, has the main jet in it. This will also need to be removed and checked to make sure it is open. One of these reasons is the cause of your problems.

Hope this was usefull to you, Matt

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