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My tractor cuts out and dies, then with a recharge, it runs.

The tractor is a 18hp twin II. It starts and runs, then cuts out and dies. If it sits awhile with the battery charging, it runs again for several minutes, then cuts out and dies. Is this an electrical problem? What would cause that? Model number of motor is 422707, type 1229 02, code 9302255B

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  • rickapollo May 10, 2009

    Thanks, rjberg. I'll change the oil this week, although I don't have a low oil pressure cutoff switch. It's air cooled, but Ill clean the venting on the head as well.

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Not likely, if the battery is any good you should get several hours of run time before it dies. More likely low oil pressure cut off switch, check level or change oil if it's been awile. Or possibly an overheat cuttoff swith, check airlow and coolant if it has a radiator.

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