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Re: fuel leaking out of choke when I try to start my 1959 for...

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11-15-2012 18:10:49

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The engine is badly flooded.

Sandblast or replace the plugs.

If all else is well, it should start.


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chad batterman

11-15-2012 18:29:36

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 Re: fuel leaking out of choke when I try to start my 1959 for... in reply to Dean, 11-15-2012 18:10:49  
Dean, I've cleaned and gapped the plugs a few times over the past week. I have recently been able to get it started, and it runs well at low idle. The engine starts to roll and dies at 3/4 throttle. This has been the case the four times that I've managed to start it. The low idle screw is out one turn. I've tried again with the high idle out 2 turns, as my tractor mechanic suggested, and also out 1 1/4 turns as the manual suggests with no success. Once it dies, I have only been able to restart after cleaning the badly fuel-fouled plugs. HELP:)

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11-16-2012 11:32:27

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 Re: fuel leaking out of choke when I try to start my 1959 for... in reply to chad batterman, 11-15-2012 18:29:36  
it's flooding out then...

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