simplicity tiller

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by celticfalcon, Apr 17, 2005.

  1. celticfalcon

    celticfalcon tom

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    i just bought a tiller for 80.00$. front tine and a 5hp briggs&stratton engine. it runs great but it stalls after abought 5 mins of work. i choke it and it starts up fine. then 5 mins and stalls etc.
    any ideas? thanks in advance.
    tom
     
  2. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    If it stalls repeatively at the same time intervues, I would be looking at a fuel cap that is not allowing replacement air to enter the tank. The fuel flows, creating a vacuum that eventually balances vacuum with air pressure so the flow stops. It could also be clogged filters, float level setting, or even a failing capassator.
     

  3. celticfalcon

    celticfalcon tom

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    it does leak around the fuel cap. i did replace it but it still leaks.
    thanx
    tom