Honda mower was broken and not running right. The motor was surging or revving up and down and would not idle.
Mower was fixed by removing the carburetor and cleaning out all passageways using a combination of a jet cleaning tool and carb and choke cleaner.
Jet cleaning tool link: https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l1311.R1.TR10.TRC0.A0.H0.Xjet+cl.TRS0&_nkw=jet+cleaning+tool&_sacat=0
HRX217 HRR216 GC160 GCV160 carburetors are all about the same and this video I put together will help you find all the little wholes you need to clean out the carb.
I run a small engine repair business.and I fix riding lawn mowers, lawnmowers, trimmers, edgers, blowers, chainsaws, and other small engines from Stihl, Honda, Toro, Husqvarna, Snapper, Shindawa, Echo, Weedeater, Homelite, and more.
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