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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 an Deere X320 mower it will start and run fine to be

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I have an John Deere X320 mower it will start and run fine to be gin with but if the mower is not under a load meaning mower engaged it wants to flood out or if it sits idling for a second it floods and will not restart.
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Customer: I have changed all filters air, gas, checked linkage on the carb when it floods and you pull the air filters off you can see gas setting in the carb from top few.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Flooding has to be caused by too much fuel. Has mower been in storage or is this the first start of the season? Have you checked the carburetor float bowl for any debris or if the float and needle valve are closing off the gas from the fule pump?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Here is a link to a Nikki Carburetor on a Briggs. I know your's is Kawaski, but should be same carb type.