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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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18 yr old Deere 445 Lawn with only 150 hours on it. S/N

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18 yr old Deere 445 Lawn with only 150 hours on it. S/N 00311. Is becoming hard to start. Raising speed lever. causes stall. Still has original fuel filter. Plugs changed, no effect. Works well after engine up to temp.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Correcting a typo: S/N 060311.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer if you pull the choke out slightly will it run better in higher idle ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is no choke control on this tractor.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

This has the kawasaki twin cylinder right ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
A kawasaki twin cylinder
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Looking at the engine and seeing it's fuel injected , I'm not real experienced with the fuel injections etc I can opt out to see if another expert can be of more help .

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is definitely fuel injected.