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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 viking ride on mower approx. 10 yrs old has just

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I have a viking ride on mower approx. 10 yrs old has just been supposedly serviced with new rings fitted,starts great 1st time ,revs, than a short time later just stops,it is fuel I think,i have cleaned carby bowl needle and seat
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Engine model and number? When it quits, have a spare spark plug and remove the spark plug wire, attach the spare plug, and with it grounded, see if you have spark.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If it has spark, it has to be loosing fuel.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Does the carburetor have an electric solenoid in the base of it?