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Donald, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  I have 25+ years of experience repairing 2 & 4 cycle engines
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I am using a DYT 4000 Craftsman riding mower and it stopped.

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I am using a DYT 4000 Craftsman riding mower and it stopped. And now backfires when trying to start it. It is over 90 degrees out, and we are working on an overgrown lawn, but did not hit anything.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.
Hello and thank you for choosing Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will do my very best to get you the answer you need to your question.
What are the model numbers, and brand of your engine?
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.
Check for a bent or broken push rod. Check your valve settings, and check for loose rocker arms. I would check the flywheel key, just to be sure. We can continue from here. Thanks!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I will check on that and get back to you thank you
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.
You are very welcome!