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My John Deere 345 dies for no apparent reason

My John Deere 345 garden tractor with 20 HP kawasaki engine dies for no apparent reason. Will start again after ten minutes or more but dies after a awhile. Any ideas?

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You have dirt in the fuel tank and it sucks the dirt up on the filter that is attached to the pump. After the machine stalls, the dirt falls off and it will restart and run for a few min.

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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    You might also want to check the oil levels to make sure it is topped off. If the oil is low the safety mechanism shuts down the motor when running too hot. Add anti-fouling treatment to gas to help clean.

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Sounds as if the fuel cap vent is plugged or a restriction in the fuel line.Running for a while points to the fuel cap.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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Check out this link below for specs on your unit. Just copy and paste into your browser.

http://www.deere.com/en_US/govsales/purchaseguide/PDFs/92_93.pdf

Check out this link for trouble shooting your unit.

http://www.johndeeretroubleshooting.com/category/john-deere-troubleshooting/

Check out this link for answers to similar problems with your 345.

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Small-Engines-Lawn-1746/John-Deere-345-surging-3.htm

Let me know if this works for you, hope this helps. Let me know if I can help you out with anything else. Also check out this link.

https://groundscare.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/241/related/1/kw/20%20HP%20kawasaki%20engine%20dies%20for%20no%20apparent%20reason/r_id/105819

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