Can I soak Briggs and Stratton carbuertor in pro-grade parts cleaner?
30 years ago the carbs were mostly metal, but now this one is almost
entirely plastic -- it's the model that has a small rectangular tank
underneath the carb, and uses a red bulb to prime the engine -- and
I'm not sure if I can soak it in the cleaner I bought by the gallon at
an auto parts store. I'm afraid the plastic parts will melt.
The original container with the ingredients is not here now, or I'd
read what it says, but I thought maybe you guys knew the answer
The gallon can with the metal basket inside? It will eat plastic
parts. Even metal carbs usually have seals that either can't be seen
or can't be removed and will be ruined. I don't recommend that stuff
for anything. Spray carb cleaner, a jet cleaner, and compressed air
are the best way to go. Wear safety goggles.
On Fri, 23 May 2008 10:57:17 -0700 (PDT), The Reverend Natural Light
Yeah, that's what I meant.
Just the answer I needed. I'll use the carb cleaner for my friend's
carb, and do the dipping for one of mine that has metal parts. I
opened that one up yesterday and it had a lot of solid powder in the
bowl, clumps of it. I'll get back to you all about that when I have
time to look at the stuff.
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