My roto-tiller keeps stalling after I start it. I looked in the fuel
tank and the foam is starting to deteriorate with tiny little pieces
floating around. Could these particles be clogging the fuel line? Why
do I need any foam in the fuel tank anyway?
Briggs & Stratton 5 hp Sears roto-tiller.
The foam is to reduce aeration and sloshing of the fuel. I understand some
race cars use it. Many years ago we used in in model airplanes with good
Yes, the tiny particles may clog the lines. I don't know how easily it can
be removed/replaced unless there is a way to open the tank or pull it
through the filler.
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