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#685125 - 09/21/11 09:41 AM Carb kit for Honda Generator
Uncle_Alvah Offline
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Registered: 06/16/03
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Loc: Vanceboro, NC
I need a rebuild kit for a Honda EX1000 generator, but all I can find on-line is individual carburetor parts.

Been awhile since I messed with a carb, but used to be you could but a kit containing all the "necessaries"?

Is that not still the case, or do I need to buy stuff one-by-one?
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#685136 - 09/21/11 10:38 AM Re: Carb kit for Honda Generator [Re: Uncle_Alvah]
JasonB Offline
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Like you, I'm seeing just bits, no kits... Some gasket sets and the like....

http://www.jackssmallengines.com/help.cfm#/Honda_Power_Equipment/EX1000_A_GENERATOR%2c_JPN%2c_VIN%23_EA4-1000001_TO_EA4-1236195/CARBURETOR/EX1000-JPN-A/2414ZC00ZC04E1400B

That said, it's rarely necessary to "kit" a small engine float carb. What trouble are you trying to fix?

J
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#685139 - 09/21/11 10:59 AM Re: Carb kit for Honda Generator [Re: JasonB]
Uncle_Alvah Offline
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Generator belongs to my girlfriend, has been sitting a long time, no run, or maybe starts but won't keep running, not sure. I took it to a great mechanic I know. He told me it needed a carb kit and to buy one and he would put it in.
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#685144 - 09/21/11 11:04 AM Re: Carb kit for Honda Generator [Re: Uncle_Alvah]
Uncle_Alvah Offline
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Registered: 06/16/03
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Loc: Vanceboro, NC
I downloaded and saved a parts diagram, I'll just let him "pic and choose" maybe?
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#685153 - 09/21/11 11:43 AM Re: Carb kit for Honda Generator [Re: Uncle_Alvah]
JasonB Offline
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Personally, I wouldn't be looking at parts replacement first. There's not much to "go bad" in these carbs. The only part that should get "old" is the inlet needle. Otherwise, it's just fixed jets. Needs to be cleaned out, but a kit won't help with that.

I'd disassemble the carb, poke at any passages with a fine, soft wire (tag wire), maybe use a little vinegar if I found alot of varnish inside, then rinse with water, and spray thru each passage with WD40 to be sure it's clear... Should then run fine.

All the jets are removeable, so it should be easy enough.... Though I've never had the chance to muck about in a Honda carb, they seem the same as most others...

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