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Runs for awhile then will quit

I have a Poulan 18.5 HP Riding Mower with 42 in. deck. the mower runs fine for about 45 minutes to an hour then it acts like it struggles to get gas. putters then will eventually it will shut off.

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  • bohun10 May 24, 2009

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Have the fuel lines or engine shielding been modified at all? Has the fuel filter been changed?
If all of that is OK, remove the fuel line from the tank at the fuel pump, remove the fuel fill cap, gently blow air back through the fuel line so you can here bubbles in the tank. The "tank pre-filter" could be plugged.
Let me know.
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