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My 160z gravely 23.0 kawasaki 680v start, run, mower , .5

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my 160z gravely 23.0 kawasaki 680v start, run, mower , for 1.5 hours then shut of , would not start after sitting for .half hour it will start
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

Check the fuel solenoid in the carburetor. Listen for the click when the engine is cold, just turn key on and off, and listen for the click at the carb, learn what it sounds like, then when the mower quits, turn key on and off and listen for the click, no click, no fuel.. Would seem to be fuel related, as twin engine usually will not lose spark on both cylinders. If not the fuel solenoid, then check the engine for spark.

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