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Starts but won't stay running

My mower will start about half the time the other half it just clicks. When it does start it spits and sputters. It will only run for about 10 min. It is a older Murray with a Briggs & Stratton 12 hp. I have changed the fuel line,fuel filter,air filter,spark plug,battery,and starter. Any help would be appreciated.
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It sounds like you are getting a vapor lock.
Try getting the fuel line and fuel fillter away from the motors heat.This will cause the fuel to boil and give you trouble. Check all your electrical connections for that clicking problem. Make sure everything is clean and tight. Check your spark plug gap.

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Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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