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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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Starts good runs great for about 45min-1hr then just dies

Customer Question

Starts good runs great for about 45min-1hr then just dies out starts back right away but keeps doing the same but more often as it goes
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: models a zg20 not sure on serial number
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I completely serviced it all filters spark plug changed belly belt serviced trans as well
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: all I can think of
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

Hi, my name is***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible. I will return in under 5 minutes

Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

is this engine EFI or does it have a fuel pump?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

Once machine dies. remove the fuel solenoid from the bottom of the carb and turn the key to the on position. Does the needle on the solenoid pull downwards and stay?

When the machine goes to die, can you spray carb cleaner of starting fluid into the intake and keep the machine running?