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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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I have a Raptor 42" mower, it has less than 20 hrs. on it.

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HI, I have a Hustler Raptor 42" mower, it has less than 20 hrs. on it.
It will start on choke, and run.
as soon as I push choke off, it will not run or start.
It has the Kawasaki 23 hp motor.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Your carb is not working properly. It sounds as though it is not pulling its own fuel. Remove carb and clean. Should repair issue.