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If the engine is low on power, it will bog down when you try to accelerate. This could be caused by a number of different issues, including low compression, a bad timing belt, sucking too much air, or even a head gasket leak.
bog down. Become stuck, be unable to progress, as in Their research bogged down because they lacked the laboratory expertise. This expression transfers sinking into the mud of a swamp to being hampered or halted. [
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.
Synonyms of bogged down (verb stick; become stuck)

stall. impede. halt. decelerate.

When a dirt bike bogs, it simply means it`s not getting enough fuel and the engine sputters or stalls at full throttle. There are two common types of bogging: lean bog and rich bog, distinguishable by how the bike sounds when you throttle. Lean Bog – Happens when there`s too much air and not enough fuel in the engine.
The risk of serious injury or even death is extremely high if vehicle recoveries are not done correctly. If you are bogged in sand and the weight of your vehicle is still on the tyres (you are not sitting on the chassis) reduce the tyre pressure further.
How do you know if you are a lean or rich bog? A rich bog is generally worse at higher elevations, increases exhaust smoke, and makes it hard to start overall. A lean bog is generally worse at lower elevations, causes the idle to be high, and makes it hard to start when the bike is cold.
Lean Bog – This is caused when there`s too much air and not enough fuel in the engine. You`ve probably experienced this bike acceleration problem when you run out of fuel on your motorcycle or if you`ve opened your airboxes. This feels like hitting the kill button on the engine for a second.
A loose spark plug causes bogging because it doesn`t reach far enough into the combustion chamber to ignite all the fuel. A spark plug can become loose from vibration over time, or if it wasn`t properly tightened to begin with.
phrasal verb

The mud bogged down the car. The car got bogged down in the mud. It`s easy to get bogged down in details. The car bogged down in the mud.

Exhausted.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster,
British Slang. a lavatory; bathroom.
verb. Definition of bogged (down) past tense of bog (down) as in trapped. to place in conflict or difficulties we were bogged down by the endless changes, and of course finished late.
THE LOO. The `loo` is very common in the UK & Ireland, and is a safe and polite way to say toilet.
The best-preserved bodies were all found in raised bogs, which form in basins where poor drainage leaves the ground waterlogged and slows plant decay. Over thousands of years, layers of sphagnum moss accumulate, eventually forming a dome fed entirely by rainwater.
One of the cruder words on this list, the use of the word `bog` to refer to the toilet dates back to 1789, when it took the form `boghouse`. Boghouse comes from the British slang meaning to defecate, so when you go the bog, you really are being quite literal!
Push gently on the accelerator and move as slowly as possible, using the weight of the vehicle to get some traction. For automatics, put the car into its lowest gear; for manuals, use the highest possible gear (2nd or possibly 3rd) and gently release the clutch.
Your 4×4 or truck will inevitably get stuck. The first thing you should do is throw it into reverse, then lock your differential (if applicable) and slowly accelerate, keeping the wheels straight. If you are still stuck, shift into low, and slowly accelerate forward.
Essentially, you accelerate slightly forwards, then put your car into reverse and roll backwards, then switch back to drive and accelerate forwards again. Select the lowest gear for an automatic transmission, and second or third gear for a manual transmission.
When we start our car, a series of reactions take place. The efficiency of these reactions dictates how “rich” your car runs; if your vehicle runs rich, it means there`s an issue in your engine. A car that runs rich causes a few problems: higher fuel costs, a poorer driving experience, and a worse environmental impact.
A rich bog will:

Sputter and hesitate. May stop accelerating. Sounds like it`s hitting a rev limiter.

Periodic full throttle operation has a side benefit of helping to clear your engine`s combustion chamber of carbon deposit buildup too, so you don`t have to feel too badly about the occasional fuel “waste.”
Lean blogs generally happen when the fuel in your car runs out. It may also occur if the air boxes are unsealed, letting in excessive air. In contrast, the rich bog has more fuel than air in the chamber. Your engine may be damaged if either lean bog vs rich bog circumstances are not immediately addressed.

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Engine shuts down after like 15min of running
ANSWER : Could be an igniton problem. Next time the engine shuts down like this quickly pull the plugs and see if any are damp. This would indicate a failure to fire caused by some part of the ignition system malfunctioning when warm. The crankshaft position sensor, ignition coils or the computer could be at fault.

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2006 Arctic Cat ATV dies after about 15 minutes of riding
ANSWER : It Sounds like your Stator is going bad.
I would have it checked/Diagnosed by a Local Shop.

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Carburation problems I have an Intruder 1980 440 that is spitting gas out of the right carb on acceleration causing the machine to bog. What is the problem?
ANSWER : Hi, It sounds like crank seals or your fuel pump to me. It blows pressure from one cycl to the other, they were known for that.. I would try the fuel pump first. Hope that helps.

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2005 Mercury 50hp 2-stroke outboard motor very sluggish when accelerating, stalled twice when trying to exceed 50% throttle capacity. Last time I used my boat was about two months ago, so I don’t think bad fuel is the problem. I let my boat idle at the boat launch for probably 5 mins before taking off. I didn’t notice any weird sounds or any indication that my motor was running any different than normal. After only a couple of minutes of running my boat up river I gave more throttle(probably 75% power) when it started to bog down. I immediatly kicked it out of gear and checked to see if something was caught around my prop but there was nothing there. From then on everytime I put the motor in gear and gave it throttle it would barely respond and stalled twice. Any suggestions to what this might be? Thanks, Newt.
ANSWER : The carberator is gravity fed and there is propbably gunk in it, when you give it more throttle, it needs more gas but can’t get it. Then a build up of gas in the float bowl occurs and nothing works right. It has happened to me and its aggravating, do a complete rebuild on the carb or just replace it and you will be happier quicker.

Hope this helps, Coachtheune

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2005 honda foreman 400 Shifting problem
ANSWER : Hello
it seems that the control motor may be sticking to lock, and/or the angle sensor is bad or causeing this. something to check is the control motor shaft lock. on the left side of the atv there is an electric motor that is bolted to the front crankcase. take the two bolts that hold it on, off. and remove the motor. take a short screwdriver, and you should be able to turn this shaft freely either way. if you cannot nudge it a little the one way it may be stuck and see if this frees it up. if this was stuck and gets freed up. this may just be a temporary lock, but if it continues the angle sensor may need to be replaced.
if the motor shaft was not locked up then the angle sensor may still be to blame. thank you.

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One year old weedeater, hard to crank, when i do get it running it will only idle. When you give it gas it will bog down and die?? tried to clean carb, Put sea foam in and let sit for a while. cranked up and still did same thig??

Pull the spark plug wire and push in a Phillips screw driver in the hole in the wire. Hold about 1/8″ from the metal of the engine. Pull the rope quickly and watch for a spark. If you see a spark you most likely have a carb problem not an electrical problem. Or Remove the Spark Plug. Wrap a Wire Around the Threaded Area of the Plug and the Other End of the Wire is Attached to the Engine Block. Unplug the Shut Off Wire from the Coil. Is there Spark? If No, the Coil/Ignition Module May be Bad.If you saw a spark then checks your spark plug to be clean and not gunked up. If clean then pour about a thimble full of fresh mixed gas in the cylinder through the spark plug hole. Then install the spark plug and wire. Try to start the engine with the throttle pulled high speed. May take a bunch of pulls maybe 20 or so. If the engine starts and runs for a few seconds your carb is plugged up and needs cleaned.

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I have a Troy bilt Storm 9528 snow blower (about 3 years old). This year I am having trouble with the snow discharging.
It doesn’t seem to take much snow jam it up. At times the auger barely turns when I engage the handle. After I get it going by either cleaning it out or shaking the unit some, I see the auger spinning faster but it will bog down again as soon as it hits any significant amount of snow.


ANSWER : Adjust the auger cable so its tight, it most likely got loose. The adjustment is on the back of the machine theres 2 screws just make the auger cable tighter. this should solve your problem

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