Having problems with your Honda 8 HP Engine ?

8hp honda engine on log splitter. costantly stalls as governor opens throttle to maintain rpm. engine starts to stumble then stalls. When revved with throttle acts similar. somewhat better when hot, somewhat better at half choke. have pulled carb and checked bowl, float, pulled main jet checked, blew carb out but no better. No dirt or gum in carb, looked new. all gaskets looked good. engine has low hours.


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