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Curtis B.
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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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Afternoon, I have a 12.5 hp I/C briggs stratton engine on my

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Afternoon, I have a 12.5 hp I/C briggs stratton engine on my '97 MTD garden tractor. It just started to do the following. I start it and it runs for 1-2 min then quits {all whilw idling}. new gas thruout, checked gas cap, air filter, took carb off cleaned it, same,problem
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: YES on both
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes if possible.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

What is the engine in? Is there a solenoid in the carburetor base? Does Engine have a fuel pump or is it gravity feed from tank to carburetor?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
its a gravity fed gas system . its a 1997 MTD made "Weedeatter" garden tractor mower. No solenoid .
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

How long before it will restart? Does it have a fuel filter between tank and carburetor? Does it stay full of fuel?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find problem?