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17 ohv briggs and stratton cuts out when going up hill

Moter starts and runs good until going up hill then wants to sputter and cut out

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Sounds like it is starving for fuel. Check the fuel pick up in the fuel tank first. If it is ok, then check your owner's and see if it is equipped with an "oil level safety switch" if not, then the issue is likely your float level in the carburetor.

Posted on Feb 05, 2016

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SOURCE: Craftsman LT 1000 with Briggs and Stratton 20 OHV

lift your seat and look at the label that you got your model number from. to the right of the model number is the serial number. the first six digits of the serial number is the date your tractor was made - for example: serial no. 060802D002756 would make the unit made June 8, 2002

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SOURCE: motor chokes and misses under moderate load and loses power

Sounds to me as tho it might need a carburetor adjustment, providing there is an adjustment screw on the carb. Sounds like the engine is running a bit lean. Did this problem occur right after the carb cleaning, or was it there in advance? Is there a fuel filter that might be clogged?

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SOURCE: My 24hp Briggs and Stratton ohv engine has bent push rods.

unable to answer if valve opened or not but does sound like ur bottom valve is bent or piston made contact and bent it to fix need to remove head and replace valve also need to inspect piston face is not damaged from possible contact

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SOURCE: i have a briggs and stratton 14 hp ohv engine on

It sounds like you are putting it into choke mode. The choke is usually all the way up on tractors. And it will make it backfire and flood out. Just rev it high enough to work and don't go into the choke mode. hope this helps.

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SOURCE: My Briggs & Stratton Diamond I/C 13.5 HP has

it could be worn out piston rings letting unburnt fule past into the sump oil

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Testimonial: "Thank you for theinformation. I did suspect it may be the Piston Rings but I always thought you would get heavy smoke from the exhaust if the rings were going??"

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