Question about Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model

1 Answer

Mower starts then stalls, stalls when throttle is raised

Little silver thing below carbeurator gets hot

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 25 Answers

Check your oil filter and oil level. Some have an oil pressure switch that saves the engine but killing spark when oil pressure is too low. That is something near the carb, usually has 2 wires coming from it.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Husqvarna riding mower seems to be flooding.


rebuild the carb and change the oil a couple times

Mar 21, 2012 | Husqvarna Garden

1 Answer

My 21 HP diesel zero turn mower starts blowing black smoke after running at higher throttle settings and temp gauge shows engine is warm. No air restrictions. New fuel filters. smooth running when cool or...


Looks like you've got a good idea on what makes diesels smoke, so I'm sure you know that black smoke is almost always from too much fuel for the air that's going in. So it can be too much fuel or too little air. If your filters are good, the next things to check are the fuel pressure and the injectors.

I know diesels, but I don't have any specific experience with lawn mowers (kubota?). Since it stalls eventually, it sounds like it's not a single cylinder (although not for sure) so I'd check injector pump first.

Sep 28, 2009 | Garden

1 Answer

Honda 160cc mower engine starts and dies.


Your carbeurator is crudded up. Get a can of aerosol carbeurator cleaner at any auto parts store. Remove the air filter and spray two squirts of cleaner into the air intake. Start the engine and keep it running by squirting more carb. cleaner into the air intake. WIth a little patience you will clean your carb. and solve your problem.

Sep 14, 2009 | Husqvarna 160 CC Honda OHC Engine 21 in

2 Answers

It idles fine. When I press the throttle, it bogs down and stalls. I replaced the spark plug when this initially occurred.


The problem is that your carbeurator is gummed up. Get a can of carbeurator cleaner spray at any auto parts store. remove the air filter and put two squirts of cleaner into the air port hole. start it up. with the assistance of a helper, run it and squirt one squirt of cleaner at a time into the air hole until it no longer bogs down.

Aug 12, 2009 | Mantis Tiller

1 Answer

Engine won't start . Pour gas in cylinder it starts then quits.


hi lou. your carbeurator is gummed up. It will need to be removed, soaked in carb cleaner for three hours and then rebuilt using the correct kit.

if you are not familiar with how to do this i recommend that u have it done by a lawn mower pro

May 28, 2009 | Tecumseh Lawn Boy Push Mowers Insight...

1 Answer

My Mower won't start for more than 8 sec. I changed the spark plug, gas, oil, etc. I cleaned it inside and out including the carb. left in rain for 5 min accedentaly, cleaned, na da. Help. Thanks Craftsman...


the problem is that your carbeurator is gummed from from sitting idle all winter with gas in it. Get an aerosol can of carbeurator cleaner, remove the air filter and give the air intake two squirts of carb. cleaner. Then start the mower. When it stalls again let it sit for an hour while the carbeurator cleaner works at dissolving some of that gum. Repeat the process until the mower runs again. Sometimes there is so much junk in the carb. that you have to remove it and soak it in cleaner for about three hours, and then rebuild the carb. with the proper little kit. hopefully you won't have to take this step.

Next fall let the mower run out of gas and stall then you won't have the gum in the carbeurator in the spring.

May 23, 2009 | Garden

1 Answer

Troy Bilt Trimmer 75SS stalls at full throttle. new gas


Hello. Let me assist you. Since your trimmer runs but stalls at ful throttle it is telling you that there is a fuel problem. Not enough gas is getting through the carbeurator to satisfy the engines needs on full throttle. Most likely the carbeurator is gummed up. A common problem. Let's see if we can un gum it by getting a can or carbeurtor cleaner. Go to any auto parts store and talk to the clerk about your need.

May 20, 2009 | Troy Bilt Tb70ss Gas Trimmer

1 Answer

Wont start


the problem is that your carbeurator is gummed from from sitting idle all winter with gas in it. Get an aerosol can of carbeurator cleaner, remove the air filter and give the air intake two squirts of carb. cleaner. Then start the mower. When it stalls again let it sit for an hour while the carbeurator cleaner works at dissolving some of that gum. Repeat the process until the mower runs again. Sometimes there is so much junk in the carb. that you have to remove it and soak it in cleaner for about three hours, and then rebuild the carb. with the proper little kit. hopefully you won't have to take this step.

Next fall let the mower run out of gas and stall then you won't have the gum in the carbeurator in the spring.

Apr 04, 2009 | Toro Lawn Mower With Toro Power Tools

3 Answers

Stalling Briggs & Stratton engine


carbeurator needs torn apart..cleaned and reset.

Sep 01, 2008 | Garden

Not finding what you are looking for?
Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model Logo

Related Topics:

335 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Craftsman Garden Experts

Wade Mobley
Wade Mobley

Level 3 Expert

513 Answers

Jim Parker
Jim Parker

Level 3 Expert

1041 Answers

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2478 Answers

Are you a Craftsman Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...