Deere Gurus

Post in 'The Gear' started by HittinSteel, Jul 4, 2013.

  1. HittinSteel

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    This is the carb on my deere 165 hydro. Whenever I back off the throttle, gas pours from the top of the carb. There is a hole in the top center (am I missing a jet screw there?). The gas pours from the hole just to the upper right of the center hole.

    I have the carb IPL and this one really doesn't match the picture :eek:

    Am I just missing a screw or is something else going on here?
     

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  2. Bret Hart

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    That should be the atmospheric pressure vent. Your float might need to be adjusted or maybe the needle or seat is bad or has a chunk of something stuck in it.
     
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    Float may have come off its hinge, or sunk. Pull the bowl, and have a look! Have something ready to catch the pesky little float hinge pin.

    Paging MasterMech...
     
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    Go to weekendfreedommachines.com Deere specific forum.
     
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    Float may have sunk or is sticking. Pull the bowl and take a peek. May as well clean the jets out while the bowl is off. Like Joful said, have a rag or paper towel under the bowl to catch the important bits.
     
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    Rebuild kit. I chased problems in mine for a year.
     
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    Bret is right on. Problem is only when the throttle is initially closed? Assuming the tractor will otherwise start and idle fine, that's a plugged vent. Should be either a metal elbow that's connected to nothing (it might have a short length of poly hose on it, it might not). Or a very tiny hole in the top of the carb casting somewhere. Spray it down with carb cleaner and go hunting for it.

    If you go hunting for it with a rebuild kit in hand, you can always pressurize it from the inside with the welch plug removed. I could send you a pic if you get that far. Have a 160 at home with the same engine.
     
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    Thanks guys, I'll tear in to it tomorrow.

    It happens after the tractor is started and I reduce the throttle. I don't think it does it at WOT
     
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    The whole crab kit for that cant be much over 10.00. That cover it all.
     
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    Looks like it's around $50 for the kit !!!
     
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    Is it a 2 cylinder? If its the same as mine I can rebuild it in my sleep. You just keep chasing crap in there until you get feed up! Its worth it just to handle everything at once.
     
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  12. HittinSteel

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    I dropped the bowl and found a bunch of debri floating around. Sprayed everything down with carb cleaner and made sure the float wasn't sticking.

    Seems to have done the trick (fingers crossed).

    Thanks gentlemen
     
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    I hope you didn't hit any of the rubber gaskets? (If you did the next phase of the carb will begin) This is exactly how mine started. I will never use carb cleaner on a carb again. ;)
     
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