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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
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Experience:  many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines
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My lawnboy power mower will start but only runs for a few

Customer Question

My lawnboy power mower will start but only runs for a few seconds and quits
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: I ran it a couple of weeks ago and it ran perfectly. Tank isfull I don't even know where the shutoff valve is
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Possibly
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I loosened the fuel cover ,but would not start
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 18 days ago.

Hi i'm Wayne

I will help you with this

what you are describing is the plugged jet in the carb

go to auto/hardware store and get a bottle of SeaFoam

pour 2-3 oz in the fuel tank, run it with choke part on

this will clean it

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 17 days ago.

Morning

Just a follow up with you

did my answer help you

let me know, Please

Wayne