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Ac-b want fire

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03-25-1999 15:32:38

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i have come to own a ac-b 1939 an it want fire any i have tried all my tricks that work on my john deeres i am getting fire from the mag to all the plugs and i am getting gas to the carb but i have pulled it an turned the crank till i gave out an still not a pop. could any one give me any sugestions on what to try or check next.
i also need to know the address or # of the zenith carb co or where i might find out about the carb on the tractor the #s i get off the body are 212204-9706 or the local parts man said it looked like a 61aj7 or 161j7 thanks tim holloway

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03-28-1999 17:05:06

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 Re: ac-b want fire in reply to tim , 03-25-1999 15:32:38  
Squirt a little gas in one or two of the plug holes, put the plugs back in an see if it will fire, if it does the problem is the carb, if not bring #1 to top dead center after compresion and check the firing order.

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03-25-1999 18:59:54

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 Re: ac-b want fire in reply to tim , 03-25-1999 15:32:38  
Have you checked for compression. If it has been sitting for a long while it may have some stuck open valves. This has happened to my neighbors WF. If you're getting compression, check to see if the plugs are getting wet with gas. If not the needle valve in the carb may be stuck shut with a little varnish from old gas. Generally a rap on the side of the carb bowl with a soft face hammer will set it free.

Good luck....

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05-14-1999 17:30:17

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 Re: Re: ac-b want fire in reply to Ron, 03-25-1999 18:59:54  
Check the impulse on your mag. It should ingage while starting.

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