Briggs and Stratton quantum engine

tar34

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been away for a week to see friends

i have fixed the problem governor linkage was on incorrectly

now it blows very very black smoke out of the muffler
and surges
 

Scrubcadet10

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Hmmm, surging is usually indicative of running LEAN (not enough fuel) and blowing black smoke is indicative of running rich (too much fuel). However, sometimes surging can be caused by a governor that is out of whack and needs adjusted.
First, i would check the engine oil to be sure the float needle is sticking open and flooding the engine (flooding while sitting and contaminating engine oil).
 
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