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My 1979 STX38 seems to run fine until I engage the mower. At

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My 1979 STX38 seems to run fine until I engage the mower. At that time it (the engine) starts to miss and stutter, eventually stalling. If I disengage soon enough, the engine smooths out . Have you experienced this in other STX38's?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 2 years ago.

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What engine do you have on this machine? Have you checked compression on the engine?