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Have a Zero Turn mower (50 inch deck), engine will only run with choke full on and bogs down or stalls when demand put on engine ie. mowing in high grass. Changed filters (fuel and air) with no change in performance. Any helpful ideas appreciated.

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You have a lean fuel condition. This means your carburetor is clogged. By turning choke on you are changing the air/fuel ratio in the carb. You will need to bring this in to a good repair shop to have the carb cleaned.

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SOURCE: Cleaned gas and changed fuel filter. Mower only

There are a number of things that can cause this, depending on the engine fitted. Assuming a Briggs & Stratton V-twin...

Check that the carb solenoid under the float bowl is connected, has battery voltage when the ignition switch is at 'RUN', and is functional.

As a quick check, with the engne OFF, turn key to 'RUN' there should be an audiable 'click' from the carb if the solenoid is working.

After that, check that the fuel pump is delivering fuel (disconnect output, and crank engine). SHould be a good flow.


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SOURCE: stalling after mowing a little

Get a toothpick and make sure the hold in the gas cap isn't plugged.

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SOURCE: Craftsman zero turn - blades won't engage

The PTO switch contacts to operate the clutch that starts the blades is defective. I have replaced mine and the new one just failed again. Sears must know this is a defect problem but so far they are quiet about the problem

Posted on Nov 24, 2010

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