All carburetors are failing more than ever with the increasing use of ethanol fuels because they cannot handle the higher alcohol content effectively.
NOTE: Do not use these OEM replacement carburetors with greater than 10% ethanol fuel.
Below is a chart to make it easier to identify which replacement carburetor you need for your Honda Engine.
|Stens #||Replaces Honda OEM||Fits||Honda Code|
|520-722||16100-ZH8-W50, 16100-ZH8-W51, 16100-ZH8-W52, 16100-ZH8-W61||Most GX160||5266705|
|520-726||16100-ZE2-W70, 16100-ZE2-W71||Most GX240||5222211|
|520-730||16100-ZH9-W20, 16100-ZH9-W21||Most GX270||5250782|
|520-738||16100-ZF2-V00, 16100-ZF2-V01, 16100-ZF6-V00, 16100-ZF6-V01||Most GX390||5244827|
These carburetors are not compatible with >10% ethanol fuel
HANDY HINT - PROBLEM: Engine starts easily, but dies after a few seconds
1 - Fuel tank is empty or shut-off valve is closed, or fuel line or fuel tank cap vent is clogged
2 - Carburetor is overchoked
3 - Carburetor is improperly adjusted or needs service