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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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my john deere gt235 lawn mower was working fine until it ran

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my john deere gt235 lawn mower was working fine until it ran out of gas. After I refilled it, now it will only run if the choke is out. What's wrong
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 years ago.

curtis b :

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !!

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curtis b :

Suction tube or filter is stopped up and not allowing fuel to get to engine. When you ran out of fuel the debris in tank plugged the system. Replace the filter and blow back into the tank to clear ant debris.

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any debris

curtis b :

# XXXXX is suction tube, #10, the filter.

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thanks for your help.

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