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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 jd 717A no turn radius mower with 19 hp Kawasaki engine

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I have a jd 717A no turn radius mower with 19 hp Kawasaki engine fh601v-c528-r been hard to start since day one back fires when trying to start ,changed fuel pump ,filters let set for awhile and it will start thought carburetor problem
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! In the side of the carburetor is an electric solenoid. It plugs the main jet.It has to have 12 volts to open as soon as the key is turned on. Best test is to remove it and plug the hole . Then see if it will start!