wenull3: I thought the GTS engines where made by Briggs?!
I wish Toro would have made these mowers with the 2 cycle R*Tek engines that came in the snowblowers! I have a Lawn-Boy DuraForce but hate the staggered wheel setup!
Robert Monk: Excellent video, well done. Thank you.
Greg K: I have the exact same mower that is in this video. I have thoroughly cleaned the carb and it runs fine once it's running. My problem is that it doesn't seem to prime. If I shoot a bit of Starting Fluid in it, it will fire up and stay running. I have had the exact same issue with several Tecumsehs like this so I feel like I'm missing some trick. Linkage is good, emulsion tube o-rings replaced, fixed idle jet and main jet cleaned. Float sits level.
David Okanagan: I just put a new magneto on the same engine, mounted on lawnboy. Its running rough, and blowing oil out of the plastic cover on top of engine? What do I have wrong with motor? I think that it was worked very hard with little maint. Found it free at end of a driveway.
Lennox Rodney: Thank you so much. This video saved me btwn $150.00-200.00, on a repair at a service station. This was my first time taking on an engine maintenance/repair. Thanks again!
donyboy73: that's good!
yotarocket: I honestly thought the same thing. My toro was beat to hell, almost trashed it. But after some routine maintenance (years late) it actually started and ran great.
yotarocket: Fresh gas, new plug & air filter, clean carb like in this video. Mine sat outside, uncovered for years in the Colorado winters and has been very neglected. Wouldn't even start. Did what's recommended and it runs like a champ again.
George Gallagher: I have same one, starts after many many pulls, what should I be looking for?
jesferher: Thank you! You just saved me some money!
Cristian Lugo: how much did you charge him? for all of this carb work?
Hooter Bear: Hey, front wheel drive doesn't work, mowing and a golf ball was under deep grass, hit and made a loud noise and the pull action from front wheels stop....there's a little slack in the cable to the front. Any thoughts?
Hooter Bear: EXCELLENT VIDEO!! Thanks
Lee Vandeweyer: "guaranteed to start" ironic
TheBlackShadow270: Thanks for the video. I'm 15 and I'm trying to learn as much as I can about this stuff so I can get free mowers/snow blowers off Craigslist and sell them
James Wylie: Great video! Problems fixed in 15 minutes. Thanks so much!!
rockdeere: i have same mower its been idleing low. I tried adjusting but I think I might of stretched my governor spring what can I do?
donyboy73: a few years ago, but some parts are still manufactured
Redbullhondamx: When did Tecumseh go outta business?
brucecornell: which i would think is thicker that that is whats caused it to now take 2 pulls to start instead of 1 ? if not could you suggest what it could be and possibly how i could fix it and get it starting first pull after 3 primes like it always did before ?
brucecornell: Hi again dony, i am still having problems starting my briggs and stratton 3.5 mower engine with pulsa primer carb, i have replaced diaphrahm and gasket and cleaned carb with carb cleaner, it always started first pull from cold after 3 primes, but since i done an oil change, this problem has started ? the mower is 9 years old and as far as i know this was the first oil change, i put in briggs and stratton oil, could it be that because the old oil was so done and watery and now it has new oil ?
Thanks for the detailed tutorial. It saved me a bunch of money!
service1956: Checking a plug out of the engine and having spark does not mean it is good. Quite often, a bad plug will not fire under compression!! That could very well have been the case here.
seantube21: Also, check and double check the cable attached to the spark plug. Sometimes re-seating it helps, make sure it's connected firmly.
Great video Dony, thanks for taking the time to make/post it!
Greg s: Linkages look to be installed correctly, should i be able to see them move has i pull down the throttle? as of right now they do not move when i do.
Any other thoughts?
donyboy73: make sure the linkage is on correctly
Greg s: i was able to confirm that i do have a spark... Any thoughts on what i need to do now?
Greg s: Hey Donyboy, i went through your tutorial and cleaned up my carburetor as well as changed the Oil, Gas and Spark Plug. prior to doing this work i could only get the Mower to start for about 3 seconds after doing a cold start. After doing the tune up, i can no longer get it to start at all. Any ideas what may be wrong with it at this point?
It looks like i may have lost spark, going to have a friend give me a hand to confirm if that truly is the case.
frogprincefilms: Or, you just buy a new lawn mower.
Adam Kezer Sr.: Just wanted to say thank you so much for posting this tutorial on cleaning the carb. I have the exact model and the damn thing wouldn't start for me at all.Cleaned it all out and it now runs better than it did before.My local small engine mechanic isn't going to be pleased,but I sure am.Thanks again man!
CJProSound: thanks, you just saved me $40 by helping me clean up the carb and get my mower running again!!!
cowboy0140: hey don please help !,, did every thing u showed on here for this video no luck any more ideas ? got spark ?new plug new carb kit ? rebuilt to the letter like shown ?mines was run I when inside and wouldn't start ?
donyboy73: on a Tecumseh you will only feel air in the primer
Darryl George: sorry; i'm not getting fuel to the primer
Darryl George: just completed a tune up on my toro 6.5 and now i'm getting any fuel thru the primer, any suggestion
donyboy73: thanks, nice to hear
Christopher Girone: Just used this video to clean my lawn mower. Other than it needing a new blade, it runs perfectly fine! Thanks a lot to an excellent tutorial
From this novice to you,
Sincerely, Thank you
Mark Kaercher: Great how to. I think I'll leave it to the pros.
fgonzalez43: Nevermind, figured it out myself.
orlandovids: Well done video !! Thanks
Harmando Savory: Excellent video. Very detailed. I followed every step of this video to troubleshoot my lawn mower and it worked.Now I feel more comfortable with trying to make any repairs on my lawnmower rather than taking it to a small engine shop. Not only did this video save me time, it also saved me money. Thank You so much.
donyboy73: SHAKE THE FLOAT to make sure it's empty
Steven Meyer: Don: I followed the instructions in your video and Toro runs fine now, BUT fuel leaks around the aluminum bowl. (I did replace the cork washer under the bolt and also the rubber gasket around the float bowl.) Any ideas or suggestions? Thanks, Steve email@example.com
fgonzalez43: I replaced the carb on my Toro without problems. But you went through reconnecting the linkage so fast I missed where the two, which resemble unwound paperclips, go? That is, in which hole does the one attached to the carb, and the other attached to the spring go?
James Funsch: I have a toro recycler about 1.5 yrs old has a 6.75hp engine with engine code BBXSX it will start but stalls immediately. Changed plug and air filter no difference. I pulled carb loose and there is fuel getting to and into float bowl. see nothing to clean or adjust. So, I don't think I have made a difference to put it back together. Any thoughts on where to go here. Much of the other info I have read talks about jets or screw holes to clean; nothing like that here I can see. Appreciate any hel
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John O: One of the best how-to videos I've seen on Youtube - and I've viewed hundreds. Your narration was great without any fluff and editing was fantastic to match what you were doing. Excellent job and this computer nerd is ready to tackle cleaning up my mower! My girlfriend has one too, so we'll be saving hundreds in repair bills! THANKS!
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reellucky49: By the way Dony, the video was excellent. Next month (July) I am going to budget you some cash cause you saved me some money. How do I do that? Thanks
reellucky49: Thank you so much sir. I viewed this video and followed your instructions. That little tiny hole right below the threads was non existent on my 2006 model 20016 so i made one. Small though. The mower was not cranked since 2010 when the transmission quit working. I cleaned the plug and put in fresh fuel and she cranked up on second pull and purrs. AMAZING. My next job is to change the tranny (part no 106-3955). Can't find instructions for this model. Will use schematic. Thanks again Dony