1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve
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Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve

Part No. 339134 Warranty  

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1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve. In-line fuel shut-off valve. Replaces Briggs and Stratton #494768, Snapper #34212 and can be used with 1/4" fuel line.
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Max Power1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve
 
4.4

(based on 12 reviews)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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      good find

      surprisingly hard to find item at a compet price. Helps to run dry seasonal use snow blowers.

      surprisingly hard to find item at a compet price. Helps to run dry seasonal use snow blowers.

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      Not For Larger Engines

      I purchased this for a 17 HP riding lawn mower with 1/4" fuel line. After installation, unable to run the engine beyond 2/3rds throttle without it starving for fuel. In...Read complete review

      I purchased this for a 17 HP riding lawn mower with 1/4" fuel line. After installation, unable to run the engine beyond 2/3rds throttle without it starving for fuel. In addition, it runs out of gas after 1 gallon of the 3 gallon gas tank has been used...the carb is unable to draw fuel through the greatly restricted petcock without the extra weight/gravity of that first gallon.

      I was hoping to remove it and drill it out slightly to improve flow. Can't do that because it's not a ball valve. It's a plastic cam mechanism with a rubber sleeve that seals against the intake port when turned perpendicular to the flow. Unfortunately, that cam and rubber sleeve remain in the center of the fuel path even when the petcock is fully open.

      Probably works fine on smaller HP engines (10 and under?).

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      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Not for pressurized systems

      By Dogsbody

      from Greenville NC

      Pros

        Cons

        • Flimsy

        Best Uses

          Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

          Used on a constant pressure motorcycle fuel system. Ended up with a very wet leg and a short walk home when the revolving center piece ejected after about two weeks.

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          (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          inexpensive but a pretty good valve

          By rockman

          from pa

          Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

          bought the valve to use on a 18 horse power kohler mower engine...does what it was designed to do...cant get any easier to install

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          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          worked great just what I needed

          By John

          from Mooresville, NC

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

          i bought this for my 17.5hp craftsman lawn tractor. The carb was leaking in the cyl. I rebuilt the carb and had the same issue. I bought this and after cutting the lawn i turn the fuel off and the flow stops. Works great. I bought another and installed on my wood chipper.

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          (3 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          will buy this product again

          By gerald

          from brunswick, ga.

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              Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

              use to cut off fuel on lawn tractor so fuel will not leak into cylider and damage engine.

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              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Easy to installed- Perfect to shut off

              By Andrewl

              from Orlando Florida

              About Me Mechanic

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              Level 2

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                  • Garage

                  Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

                  I used this valve for my motocylcle
                  Extra shut off fuel supply when I needed
                  Work every time. Cheap too. Good quality valve
                  Bought online with 20% off, pick up from the store
                  They also have 1/4 clamps , so you can secure hose better with these clamps ( Lawn Garden section).

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                  (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Should be required on all equipment

                  By Conrad

                  from Pittsburgh PA

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                  Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

                  The ethanol in today's gasoline is highly corrosive to carburetors and fuel systems. You should turn off the fuel supply and run the engine until it uses the gas in the supply lines and carb before storing the equipment for any length of time.You should drain the remaining fuel from the tank.

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                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Omit fuel problem

                  By gman

                  from Nerw York

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

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                  Level 2

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                      Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

                      Great for draining damaging Ethanol fuel from small engines when not is use. Just close the valve and let the engine run out.

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                      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Did exactly what I needed it to do

                      By Eyerlen

                      from Manchester, NH

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                      Level 1

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                          Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

                          Worked well replacing worn out pitcock valve on my small generator

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                          (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Good Product

                          By falconut

                          from Blackwood, NJ

                          About Me Casual Driver

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 2

                          Pros

                          • Can Withstand Use

                          Cons

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                              Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

                              Works as expected.

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                              (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Nice purchase..

                              By Lee

                              from Indiana

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                              Pros

                              • Can Withstand Use
                              • Improves Performance
                              • This is a good product

                              Cons

                              • There are no negatives

                              Best Uses

                              • Car

                              Comments about Max Power 1/4" Fuel Shut-Off Valve:

                              I am pleased with this product. It does exactly what it says that it will do.

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                                is this the same as a fuel solenoid valve?
                                Asked on 5/10/2010 by Keonne from Houston

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                                  If you could provide us with the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle we would be more than happy to see if we carry the right part you are looking for.

                                  Answered on 5/12/2010 by Rose from AAP
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