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Same problem: tapping carbureator with golf putter gets me more..

I have the same problem. I have emptied & cleaned gas tank, lines, & filter. I still have a stall-out problem. I have since found that carrying a golf putter & removing hood so I can reach out & tap the carbureator allows me to go again for another 15 minutes or so.

I assume I need to empty & clean carbureator. Any idea on the Briggs & stratton engine number? Poulan PO17542LT rider, 17.4 horse.

I'd like to order a gasket/repair kit.

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The model number should be 31C707-0005-G1. This should help you get a carb. Probley just as cheap as a kit.

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