Whenever your Lawn-Boy mower with a engine refuses to start and creates a strong odor of gas, it might be because youflooded the engine and’ve tried to start the engine too many times. When that’s not the case these symptoms indicate a carburetor float that adjusted. To get your own Lawn-Boy mower ready to go again, you are going to need to place the float as it should, so that it controls the carburetor.

Remove from the spark plug. Remove the air filter cover and air filter and unscrew foundation is covered by the air filter in the machine.

The gas line off to reduce fuel leakage from the gas tank when the carburetor is eliminated from the mower. Pull the fuel line from the carburetor, eliminating any straps which hold it in position with a set of pliers.

Unscrew the bolts that hold the carburetor in place. Disconnect the throttle linkage. Disconnect. Remove in the mower.

Remove in the base of the carburetor’s float bowl and drain any remaining fuel from the carburetor. The skillet on the carburetor. Eliminating and reseating the bowl ensures that a float that has been formerly stuck is now free.

Hold on the carburetor down with all the float bowl. Check to confirm that the float lies flat against the edge of the carburetor’s entire body. Otherwise, correct the position of the float.

Reinstall the screw that holds the float bowl. Reinstall the bolts that mount the carburetor to the mower. Reattach the spring and the cable to the carburetor. Reconnect the gas line to the carburetor and re-tighten any clamps that held the gas line. Remove the clamp that you set on the gas line to prevent fuel leakage. Reinstall the air filter cover foundation, air filter and air filter cover. Reattach the spark plug wire.

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