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Honda gxv 160 (HR 216 Mower) 'hunting'

Posted by wayne364 noneaarizona (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 30, 12 at 23:51

My mower is "hunting" (surging). I've replaced the fuel, cleaned the carb, adjusted the valves and checked the flywheel position and the motor is still hunting. What do I do now?


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RE: Honda gxv 160 (HR 216 Mower) 'hunting'

My advice-

(1) read the "New Lawn Equipment and the EPA" thread to gain insight into why it runs like $%^&.

(2) if it is useable at all, mow with it. When the air cleaner gets a bit dirty it may improve, the restriction of the air cleaner will richen the fuel/air mix.

Most newer small engine powered equipment I have used in the last 5 or 6 years runs like yours probably does, i.e. just barely well enough to use.


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RE: Honda gxv 160 (HR 216 Mower) 'hunting'

Thank you, will read the thread.


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