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Old 06-20-2011, 03:48 PM   #1
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Hello:

I have an 8 HP Briggs and Stratton engine. It will only run with the choke in the fully closed position. However, when I advance the throttle pass mid-way it stalls.

It has gravilty feed of the fuel through a new filter. I rebuilt the carburetor but still have the same problem. The carburetor is a Flo-Jet , medium 2-piece. B&S part no. 390323.

Don't know what to try next.

Would appreciate suggestions.

Ron

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Old 01-22-2012, 04:04 PM   #2
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Hi Ron
check out this link I have found it very useful Disassembly, Cleaning and Repair of Briggs and Stratton Small Two-Piece Flo-jet Carburetor, Part 1

Good luck with the repair
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