My old snowblower bit the dust half way through the first storm of the year yesterday. Today, I picked up a new Poulan Pro PR624ES from Menards. I know it's not a Honda, but it also wasn't $1800.
Anyway, I'm curious if the choke/throttle system is working right. On its' first start, it was running rough, almost like it was choked. I moved the throttle all the way over to "Run" and no difference. I took the plate off that covers the throttle/carb area and tinkered with it a bit. It seems like the throttle control moves freely and doesn't really have any contact with the carb. After I got done tinkering it ran fine. I started it cold a few hours later and it popped right off.
I guess the real test will come when it's 10 degrees out, but I'd like to make sure it's running like it should sooner than later. Am I just experiencing how these automatic throttle's are supposed to work?
Any thoughts or ideas give me a shout. My next step will be to find another model on a showroom floor and see if that throttle operates the same. BTW, the snowblower has a LCT motor.
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