ItEFERENCE TO THIS SECTION MAY HELP AYOID A DELAY I .. YOUIt WORK OR SAYE THE
EXPENSE OF A SEItYICE CALL
The engine won't start or is hard to stort.
What con I
of gas are you?
It happens sometimes.
Is the spark plug wire attached to the plug?
Check the spark plug porceloin, maybe
The spark plug may be fouled; cleon the electrodes and reset the plug gop; instructions or.
under "CHECK SPARK PLUG" in this manual.
Is the gas line obstructed?
Remove fuel line at carburetor and check 'or
gos tank and replace with cleon, fresh gasoline.
Is the fuel cleon?
You didn't use a dirty or rusty gas can did
let Sears check the fuel system and
Stole gas thot has set oround and lost
strength Is a trouble maker
. . .
hard start ing and
loss of power
Maybe there is woter in the
Condensation in the tonk or in your gos con sometimes
out of adjustment
check "CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT" in
over-choked and flooded 'ttle engine.
Put throttle in run or fast position and cronk
several times to cleor out the excess
Your throttle control may
set so that it does
fully close the
Dirty or plugged oir cleoner?
See "SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS" in this manual.
My engine misses or locks. power under
Whot might couse this'
Your throttle control could
set too close to choke position and flooding the
See under "HARD TO
Maybe it needs cleaning or
Water in the fuel does not help the engine to run very
and robs It of
Check "CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT" in this manuot
Got enough 011 in crankcase?
Low oil level or dirty oil makes
lly plugged ajr cleoner
restrict the air flow to the corburetor and reduce
The et'lQine breathes
the oir cleaner.
Don't put oil in the
It reduces the efficiency of the engine.
The engine seems to overheat.
Whot should I do?
hove plenty of oil in the erankease and that
is cleon. When did you change lost?
Check the 011 level in your
oil level will couse overheating.
muffler can get
This caU5e$ bock pressure, over-heating ond