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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My craftsman mower has been problems speeding up to take the

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my craftsman mower has been problems speeding up to take the load of uphill mowing.as soon as it goes to take the strain of hill it will backfire and sputter sometimes die . on level it is reasonable good.i have been in manual and wondering if the speed advance modal is not the problem. the engine is a 16.5 kohler engine and starts well and idles well just when up hill load happens is the problem
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 1 year ago.

Does it bump up the engine speed when you engage the mower, sitting in neutral with the clutch in?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no it doesnt
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you still there
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This will take forever