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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My mower runs fine forme to cut about half of my yard. After

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My mower runs fine forme to cut about half of my yard. After that as soon as I engage the blades it loses power.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answer. If you release the blades does it pick up rpms ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
YES
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
YES I turn the bladesoff and the motor picks up.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Are you still working on my question?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Did not help.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
I am still working on your question , is there any burning smell or heat etc that could be signs of a sticking spindle etc .
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
NO
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Will it stay running fine for however long without blades or will it eventually die ?