Honda Harmony HRR 216 Erratic engine operation

bushyiiiApril 16, 2012

The engine continually changes RPM, it is as if I were gunning the motor. It goes from a slow idle up to a fast rev and back down. Any ideas?

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bill_kapaun

Bad fuel, namely drops of water passing through the carb.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2012 at 11:36PM
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bushyiii

Turned out it was a plugged gas cap. With the cap off the engine ran fine. It must allow air into the tank somehow.

I cleaned out the cap real well and now it seems to work without the engine hunting, revving up and down. Hope this helps someone else as well.

    Bookmark   April 19, 2012 at 7:20PM
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