Hi all, i just bought a reconditioned log splitter with a honda gvc160 engine ohc model, , it started at the store after 6 or 8 pulls. Was factory reconditioned though it appeared new to me when i bought it.
Bought my first honda gcv160 four years ago.
Why wont my honda gcv160 start. I have the same problem with my pos excel with the honda vr2522 engine. Check on level ground and with all wheels set to the same height. Discussion starter · #1 · aug 9, 2009.
Honda mower hrr2162pda.how to diagnose no start problem. Not good but i fiqured we over choked or such. The guy i bought this with claims that it was running when he put it away over a year ago.
Discussion starter · #1 · may 7, 2015. Cleaned bowl, tank, filter and fresh gas. Pierre page, you need 4 things for the engine to work, spark, air, fuel and compression.
It’s good practice to check the oil level every time you fill the gas tank. His wife said that it hasn't been used in over a year. Discussion starter · #1 · mar 20, 2006.
What the heck am i missing. I have a honda gcv160 engine on my husqvarna 21 mower. Cutting the throttle to idle will sometimes keep the engine.
The engine starts, runs about 3 minutes and then starts stumbling, backfiring, and eventually will stall out. The honda will take.58 of a quart (.55lt) from empty. If that doesn’t fix it, have the engine looked at by an authorized dealer.
Make sure your carburetor float is not stuck, that your gasoline is fresh and that the float valve operates properly. I have honda gc160 pressure washer engine and won't start. I see gas coming through, spark ok.
Ran ok a couple of times, then more starting issues. The gc160 on my pressure washer won't start. Last year, before winter, ran fine.
When i choke it to start the mower the engine will run until the choke is shut off and then it dies. No issue in year 1. I drained the old fuel out of.
Some honda mowers won’t start if the oil level is low, this isn’t a flaw, it’s designed that way to protect the engine. This is the first one of these engines i have ever had, so planned to use it as a learning tool. It sat used for several month.
Honda mower gcv160 won't start! Model:hrr2166vka, bought at hd 1 year ago. Same problem gcv 160 5.5 pressure washer wont start.
At home i could not start after 40 or so pulls, drained all gas , put in new gas, new plug, old plug was soaked, finally got it running after about another 40 pulls, ran great for a full tank of gas, next day no. I was able to download part of a shop manual for it. I estimate about 50 hours of usage in.
I've been trying to get it started. Three uses in three years, thanks honda!!! Electric start models may fail to start if the battery is flat, the main fuse is blown, or the battery cables are corroded.
Carburetor is brand new and it has fresh fuel. I've got a honda gc160 on a log splitter, that won't start, all of a sudden. Put a little gas directly in the dylinder, and it briefly fired.
New gas, new spark plug. I have a gcv160 engine on my lawn mower, about 5 years old, has had the same problem for 4 years. I have a honda gcv160 that is backfiring through the carb.
Discussion starter · #1 · jun 3, 2009. It was working fine a couple of days ago; I am pretty sure i ran the carburator dry the last time i used it.
This is the official service website for honda, power products, marine, general purpose engine & dc power unit, gcv160. Mower very easy to start in fact. It's about 8 or 9 years old.
Just stumbled onto this forum. Make sure that you have spark, check the plugs, your ignition coil, and make sure your ignition air cap is set correctly. Joined jan 15, 2009 · 13 posts.
I split half a cord with it. If it still won’t start, make sure the spark plug is clean and in good working order and there is fresh fuel in the fuel tank. Because of the work it had done i pulled the engine apart assuming worn rings.
Folks at thd said they have had nearly all of these r. Having starting problems this season. Fresh gas with stabilizer, new plug, cap of upper cylinder lube in the gas to help clean everything up.
When i go to start and it backfires through the carburetor. My honda power washer with a gcv160 engine won't start.