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Not getting fuel to the carb on riding lawn mower with 16 1/2 hp ohv. will the fuel solenoid on the carb cause this ?

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The solenoid only controls fuel from the carburetor bowl to the main jet.
If you arent getting fuel to the carb bowl your problem may lie upstream of the solenoid.

For "supply issues" check fuel line, inline-filter, shut-off valve (if equipped) and in-tank screen (if equipped).

If bowl is getting adequate supply, the solenoid might be suspect. Remove and clean with carb-cleaner spray as needed.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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