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Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 12592
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have an issue where the mower will quit running unless I

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I have an issue where the mower will quit running unless I hold the ignition key in start position. I've already changed the ignition switch and checked for bad connections and cut wires.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Make of unit? ZT2200??? Gas or diesel?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Gas
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Is fuel solenoid in the carburetor opening as soon as the key is turned on? Or does it only open when key is at start?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
It has to stay open!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It runs all of its functions work like normal. As long as the key is in start position. From what I can see. It starts and the starter disengages the flywheel but is still spinning. And mower can run for a forever if I leave the key in start or use a bypass jumper wire.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What does the fuel soi
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Solenoid look like is it the flat pump on the side of the plastic housing
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Only electric part on the carburetor. Called anti-backfire solenoid, it plugs the main jet.