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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Mowing, started to lose power. I put the choke on, runs fine.

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Mowing, started to lose power. I put the choke on, runs fine. continue to mow finally it quits all together. I replaced the fuel filter no help.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! Remove the spark plug and see if it is sparking? Is it fouled with black carbon? Sounds like the carburetor is not delivering fuel through it. Remove the carburetor bowl and check for fuel coming through the needle valve and check the float, it may be stuck .