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There are several reasons why this can happen. This can occur if your go-kart engine doesn`t get the right amount of air or fuel in order to continuously combust. The most common culprits are a closed choke, a dirty air filter, a clogged carburetor or leaking fuel lines.
If you`re go-kart won`t start, it can usually be fixed by fixing spark plug issues, replacing stale fuel, cleaning the air filters, ensuring that you have the right engine settings and unclogging the carburetor.
Engine Idle is Set Too High

Centrifugal clutches, for example, are designed to engage at a particular engine speed – most commonly about 1,400 to 1,600 rpm. If your idle speed is set too high, your transmission will engage and then move your go-kart forward without throttle input.

Check power and fuel: When a go kart engine won`t start, it is usually because of a lack of electricity or fuel restrictions. The first thing you`ll want to do is check your battery and make sure it has a 100 percent charge. The next quick step is to check your gas to make sure you have flow to the engine.
Common causes of why a car feels sluggish when accelerating include dirty mass air flow sensor (MAF), faulty spark plugs, defective throttle position sensor, clogged catalytic converter, faulty oxygen sensor, clogged air filter, and fuel system malfunctioning.
Trouble accelerating can come from a few different engine issues. These include, but are not limited to, dirty fuel injectors, low fuel pressure, and restricted airflow. A problem with the mass airflow sensor, throttle position sensor, or engine speed sensor can also cause a car to have difficulty picking up speed.
As you approach the corner, try and do so in a straight line. As you approach the apex, it`s time to ease off the accelerator and apply your breaks. When you approach the apex, start turning. As you pass the apex of the turn, you`ll want to get off the breaks and accelerate.
Poor, Sluggish Or Jerky Acceleration (Torque Converter):

Unlubricated, loose, or worn drive chain. Binding or dragging brake, bearings or axle. Engine not functioning properly.

One of the more common reasons for go-kart acceleration problems is the result of a clogged or damaged carburetor. Therefore, you should check if your carb is running optimally. The carburetor is responsible for mixing a proper air to fuel ratio before the flows into the engine.
Engines. Traditionally, small two-stroke and four-stroke internal combustion engines are used in motorised go-kart racing. Power is transmitted from the engine to the rear axle by way of a chain (some rentals use a belt).
A typical rental go-kart with a 4-stroke engine and a displacement of 150 – 250 cc will have 5 to 16 horsepower. However, the most powerful go-karts have a horsepower rating of 20 to 48 horsepower.
If your engine revs up as you press down on the gas but your vehicle doesn`t accelerate as much as you`d expect, you may be dealing with transmission slipping. If you`ve ever tried to accelerate on ice, where your engine revs but your vehicle goes nowhere, you know the feeling.
If you press or let up on the pedal, there will be a delay before the engine responds. This is because of the time it takes the throttle motor to activate the throttle opening. Throttle response should be nearly immediate and not delayed. Gas pedal delay is a safety defect because it can cause accidents in emergencies.
This can happen when the pump itself is not working properly or when the fuel pressure regulator is not maintaining the proper fuel pressure in the fuel system causing the engine to starve for fuel.
Bogging down is usually caused by too much gas going thru the carburetor. If that does not solve the problem, you may need to have your carburetor cleaned or you may need a new carburetor.
This can happen when the pump itself is not working properly or when the fuel pressure regulator is not maintaining the proper fuel pressure in the fuel system causing the engine to starve for fuel.
Bogging down is usually caused by too much gas going thru the carburetor. If that does not solve the problem, you may need to have your carburetor cleaned or you may need a new carburetor.
John Sefcik, owner of SRS Kart Racing Engines, has found through testing that optimum temperatures are 135°F for (Stock Moto) kart engines that do not have engine-case cooling and 140°F for TaG-type engines that have coolant circulating through the passages below the cylinder.
Bogging down is usually caused by too much gas going thru the carburetor. If that does not solve the problem, you may need to have your carburetor cleaned or you may need a new carburetor.
The “Bog” simply means the engine is not receiving enough fuel when you go to wide open throttle. While there are other issues that may cause similar reactions within the carburetor, often the problem can be traced back to the accelerator pump system. Incorrect adjustment is the typical culprit.
The most common reason is that your air/fuel mixture is inefficient or dirty. If your air filter is clogged or has a lot of dirt. It could be bogging down the engine. Consider cleaning the air filter or replacing it with an air kit to see if the problem is resolved.
The “Bog” simply means the engine is not receiving enough fuel when you go to wide open throttle. While there are other issues that may cause similar reactions within the carburetor, often the problem can be traced back to the accelerator pump system. Incorrect adjustment is the typical culprit.
The most common reason is that your air/fuel mixture is inefficient or dirty. If your air filter is clogged or has a lot of dirt. It could be bogging down the engine. Consider cleaning the air filter or replacing it with an air kit to see if the problem is resolved.

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Ez-go golf cart press accelerator pedal and nothing happens
ANSWER : The first thing I would do is lift the seat and check the battery connections. Those batteries are notorious for corrosion at the terminals. Make sure every connection is clean and solid, as in no loose, corroded or frayed battery cables. Next, if the batteries check out, toggle the run/tow switch, also under the seat to make sure it is fully engaged into the run position, and finally check the forward/reverse lever to make sure the connections are clean and tight.

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I bought a new mossberg 590 a1 shot gun a month ago, I love the gun but its having a couple of problems, the first problem is that when shooting every once in a while i get sprayed in the face with exuast from shooting through the safety very scary! any ideas whats causing this? how to fix it? second is that some times the fireing pin sticks and the gun will not discharge a round? the third problem is that i have had feeding issues with gun where it will not realice a gound from the tube, ive taken a tip of a knife to the stuck round in the tube and it prys out with little effort, these problems dont happen every time i go shooting, just every once in a while, but they a happening more and more, im conserned cause the gun is brand new, and i wanna be safe while shooting, can you guys help me? any ideas/solutions? please help!!!!!!!
ANSWER : Personally, with that many problems, I’d call Mossberg and get a return authorization. None of these things should be happening, especially with a new gun.

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My 50cc mini bike starts then dies 5 secs after starting. why?
ANSWER : It sounds like you may have 2 problems

Bad gas
dpossible loose spark plug( bad compression) Solutiondump out the gas put new inRemove the spar plug and examine the plug if it is wet and black it is fouledif it is white ad dry it is not getting gasIf you can replace the spark plug if not just clean it with a wire brush put back in and tighten Finally make sure the spark plug wire is not loseBest of luck to you

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Suddenly stops recodring
ANSWER : I love my Sanyo mp3 recorder I’ve been using it in church for 4 or 5 years. It never quits it can hold an extra gig with a chip and i can plug it into my computer to upload it in seconds. I say replace the old recorder

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I have a multifunction sports watch that i bought from Big W, (no brand name)

By accident i set the watch to 24 hour time, originally it was set to 12 hour time, how do i set it back? ive tried every button combo including the button combo i used when i accidently set it on 24 hour time, the instructions only say how to set the time and date, it doesnt say how to toggle between 12 hour and 24 hour time, is there a generic way to toggle it on sparts watches? btw, holding the mode button in does nothing on my watch, no matter how long i hold it in for

ANSWER : Hi. How may buttons do you have, 3 or 4 buttons?if you have the 4 buttons, try this:You need to go through the time and date settings again. The 24 and 12hr format select is at the end of time/date adjustment.To set the time and date:-press the top-left button then right-top button to set the seconds, press bottom-left button to set hour then press top-right button to adjust hour, press bottom-left button to set the minute then press top-right button to adjust minute. To set date, press the bottom-left button then press top-right button to adjust month, press bottom-left button then top-right button to adjust day and finally press bottom-left button to set the time format then press top-right button to select 12hour format. Press top-left button when done.Since you have a generic sports watch, it is hard to write specific instructions to set the time format. If your watch has different ways of setting the time, just remember that the 12/24hour format is usually at the end of time and date adjustment.Let me know if you have questions. Good luck.

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Craftsman gas powered blower / vac. Model 358.794740 This blower starts fine and idles well. THE ENGINE STALLS EVERY TIME THE TRIGGER IS PULLED TO ACCELERATE THE ENGINE. I have replaced the gas line filter, replaced the spark plug, cleaned the air filter and cleaned the exhaust screen. Any idea on how to fix this?
ANSWER : Check muffler mounting screws. also check the ENGINE• Remove spark plug and pour 1 teaspoon of 40:1,2-cycle engine oil (aircooled) through the spark plug opening.Slowly pull the starter rope 8 to10 times to distribute oil.• Replace spark plug with new one of recommended type and heat range.• Clean air filter.• Check entire unit for loose screws,nuts, and bolts. Replace any damaged,broken, or worn parts.•use only fresh fuel having the proper gasoline to oil ratio.

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LX 188. Engine suddenly dies. The fluel in the bowel of the fuel filter is empty. If I crank the engine the filter becomes dry and is collapsing some but the engine does not start. When I remove the supply line from the fuel pump to the carberator and crank the enginge there is a strong stream of gas being pumped out. I tap on the carberator ??? is the float is hung not allowing fuel to enter. Cranking the engine with the line off refills the bowel of the gas filter. Reattache line to the carberator===engine starts. Ran perfect for 20minutes then suddenly died. Repeated all the above and engine again started. What to do to fix this? Thanks
ANSWER : Debrie inside the needle and seat area which has to be cleaned out with carburetor cleaner and compressed air

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