MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot Wood Chippers, Shredders & Vacuums

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions

Common Symptoms:

Engine runs erratic

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Spark plug boot loose

Connect and tighten spark plug boot

Unit running on CHOKE (if equipped)

Move choke lever to OFF position

Blocked fuel line or stale fuel

Clean fuel line; fill tank with clean, fresh gas

Low engine RPM

Always run engine at full throttle

Water or dirt in fuel system

Drain fuel tank. Refill with fresh fuel

Dirty air cleaner

Refer to your engine manual

Carburetor out of adjustment

See an authorized service dealer