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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My Poulan lawn mower, which I've only had a year, is now

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My Poulan lawn mower, which I've only had a year, is now sputtering and stopping. It starts fine, then runs for about 10 seconds, then stops. It is a Poulan Pro with a Briggs and Stratton 550 EX 140 cc motor.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Have you drained the fuel bowl on the carburetor, to see if it may have water in it?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

not enough fuel going through the carburetor to keep engine running.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
How do you drain the carburetor fuel bowl?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

I see question is still open. Did you find problem? Please rate to close.