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online you can not tell the difference between a fuel and a carb issue most of the time. But with the carb most of the time it will surge or not start. A fuel issue would be starting and running fine then dying after a few min. I am hoping he posts that when it tried it without the gas cap it worked fine.
Same issue without gas cap. I drained the machine and stored it for the winter. I will troubleshoot this in the spring maybe get a rebuild kit for the carb.
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How does engine heat effect compression?
sorry missed your question. Heat causes metal to expand at different rates this affects the compression once the engine heats up.
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Same issue without gas cap. I drained the machine and stored it for the winter. I will troubleshoot this in the spring maybe get a rebuild kit for the carb.
good luck I will help with the best I can but it is hard to troubleshoot an engine online.
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