I attempted to start my rideing mower, the engine was cold and it
backfired, it did start eventually after more than usuall cranking. I did
not apply the choke but had the throttle wide open.
I normally apply full choke to a cold start,and a couple of cranks its
it fires up.
Now it seems that the engine is hard to start since the backfire, when
The carburetor has a solenoid valve on the under side of the bowl that
is supose to stop back fires when the engine is shut off. If you don't stop
the engine in wide open throttle,( as the owners manual says) it will back
Briggs 13 hp. 1 yr old.