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Old 12-20-2004, 01:45 AM   #1
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Hey all im having a problem running this engine,(this engine is brand new and hasnt been broken in yet) well it starts fine and idles for a bit then when i take off the glow starter it cuts out,i just bought a new glow plug thinking that the original was no good but i guess not,anyone know what the problem is? Thanks for any help
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Old 12-20-2004, 02:04 AM   #2
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That sounds like the Low Speed Needle is set too rich.
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Ok thanks for that,the low speed needle is the bottom one right?
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Yes, it is the one on the throttle barrel. Make sure your carburetor is a two-needle carburetor, not that it's simply a screw that holds the throttle arm on.
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