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Won't stay running

I have a19.5 hp 42"mower that starts fine but when you let off the clutch or turn the blades on it dies.

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Try cleaning out the fuel tank and replacing the fuel filter. What happens is it has enuf gas to run but not enuf to run when it demans more power. You might find earwigs int he tank clogging the fuel hole at the bottom (common problem)

good luck

Posted on May 17, 2009

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    James Huber May 17, 2009

    Try cleaning out the fuel tank and replacing the fuel filter. What happens is it has enuf gas to run but not enuf to run when it demans more power. You might find earwigs int he tank clogging the fuel hole at the bottom (common problem)



    good luck

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