Engine surging


1 reply to this topic
  • Blue ARC

Posted March 25, 2005 - 07:48 AM

#1

Well this isn't about dirtbike engines it's about lawnmower engines. Not to long ago our riding lawnmower started to idle a little funny. Now it doesn't idle it revs up then slows down revs up then slows down . What causes this.
I know when the engine slows down the governor kicks in to rev the engine why it won't idle correctly. Now it seems to do this to a lesser extent at full throttle. I find a little choke doesn't hurt to be on.
I guess a good cleaning would be in order?


Next question. What would cause a chainsaw to stop running when it warms up. As soon as it warms up 1-2min it would just quit. You couldn't start it until it was cold again. Buddy took it the small engine shop and they said they had to replace a part and now it works great.

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • mkporn

Posted March 25, 2005 - 08:24 AM

#2

Got an air leak on the mower? As for the chainsaw, without knowing anymore I would say ignition troubles.





Related Content

Forums
Photo

Help me choose a bike. by Xrhonda350


Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   What bike should I buy?
  • Hot  30 replies
Forums
Photo

How old is too old to SuperMoto ? by Frankum1998


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Suzuki   DR-Z 400
  • Hot  34 replies
Forums
Photo

2003 YZ85 Help? by FadedVoices


Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   General Dirt Bike Discussion
  • 1 reply
Forums
Photo

How bad, if at all, have I damaged my bike? by parkdog


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Suzuki   DR-Z 400
  • Hot  26 replies
Forums
Photo

Close ratio vs wide ratio? by B.randen_29


Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   General Dirt Bike Discussion
  • Hot  30 replies
 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.