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Why does my mower die shortly after starting, keep it running with the choke but not very well. Seems like once it warms up it shuts down, no power

Every time i start the mower it starts falling on its face, will not run right, choke will keep it running barely but then it just wants to shut down, checked spark plug its firing well, fuel filter has been changed.

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Sounds like your Carburator could be clogged up. SPray some starter fluid into your filer or carburator and see if the engine doesn't run for a couple of seconds. If it does your carb is most likely the problem

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