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My lawn mower starts uo then shuts right back off

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The three most common causes (IMHO) of your problem are: 1.) Carb (dirty or gunked up) 2.) Gas (old, maybe has water in it, or wrong octane/type. ie., no e-85 in mower) 3.) Spark plug (worn may need replacement, or gap checked) Lawn mowers are simple internal combustion engines. Like any other, all they need is spark, air/fuel, and compression to run. Think about those three things as you trouble-shoot. I hope this helps.

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