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JON, Small Engine Technician
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My toro 21" 140cc. 550ex mower starts but dies after 2 sec.

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My toro 21 " 140cc. 550ex mower starts but dies after 2 sec. Can you help me? I never worked on a mower before.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 9 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 9 months ago.

This is a common issue when the carb is clogged and will not pull its own fuel. Will need to remove the carb and clean. make sure to clean out port with carb cleaner for proper fuel allowance. it is best if you can use air compressor to blow through all jets or use a small wire

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Like i said i know nothing about mowers. Not where anything is. I will need a pic if possible
Expert:  JON replied 9 months ago.

what is the model type and code of the engine. Carb is located behind the air filter. Do you know if your carb is plastic or metal?

What ist he model of the mower and I will look the info up.

Expert:  JON replied 9 months ago.

Here is a video and the mower is not same brand but engine and procedure will be the same.