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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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I have a kohler engine on a deere riding mower. after the

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hey, i have a kohler engine on a john deere riding mower. after the mower runs for a little bit, it dies and wont' restart until it cools off. I have checked the spark and there seems to be a good spark. pulled the valve cover and the valves seem tight. Is there an adjustment on these?
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: I think its an 2005 or 2006. I think it is a cv 460
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Not that I know of. I have been working on cars for a long time
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. Let me check the engine no out because some kohler engines have non adjustable valves . I would do a compression test before starting it and right after it dies and compare numbers to see if there's a compression loss

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok. Have you seen a stopped up muffler
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

It is possible , is it getting red hot ?

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