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Type 3 115. Almost new. Engine runs unevenly and the

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type 3 115. Almost new. Engine runs unevenly and the automatic throttle control opens and closes all the time. little power as a result.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Check the fuel supply to the carburetor. Sounds like the fuel is inadequate for the engine to develop the horsepower. Is fuel line pinched or could the fuel filter be filled with water ? Common on new tractor that has been sitting for some time. The surging is the governor trying to compensate for lack of fuel.

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