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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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Mower starts on first pull but only runs 5 minutes and then

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mower starts on first pull but only runs for about 5 minutes and then quits and have to wait about 15 minutes and same thing.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

When it quits, be prepared with a spare spark plug, remove spark plug wire, attach the spar spark plug, and with it grounded, see if spark plug has spark when cranking. If no spark, the coil is failing.