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Sputtering Mower I have a brand new(2009) LT1500 riding mower, 42 inch deck. I have only mowed once with it. When I was about done that first time, I had to drive around the block with it to mow the alley, blade disengaged and running about half throttle. . It started sputtering about half way, never died. I shut it off and checked everything, looked ok. Started it up and it ran fine while I mowed the alley. Did the same thing on the way back to the house. What could be causing the sputterring? Vapor lock? Carbeurator can't need cleaned yet. I put new fresh gas in so that can't be it. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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  • rbender55 May 20, 2009

    It does seem at times to not shut the deck off all the way. Is there anything I can do to correct this or will it improve with time?

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It might not be disengaging the mower deck all the way off. I had this problem on an older model.

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