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Stalling I had my mower serviced and every since I got it back it keeps stalling out. It will run fine for a while then just stall. I let it set a few moments and it will start up again. It seems the longer I let it set between starts the longer it will then run. It has a new air filter, oil change and so forth. I have had two people look at it. The first said I had bad gas, but I am still having the problem. Can I put carb cleaner in it?

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The coil might be breaking down and after cooling down fires until it gets warm again

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