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My x500 after running and mowing for appro. 40 to 50

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My x500 after running...

My x500 after running and mowing for appro. 40 to 50 minutes, wants too shut off, it putts, putts. have 488 hours on mower, this has been a problem for 1 year and half. in too john deere dealer 3 times. say they cannot duplicate problem. but problem persists when mowing grass. i can be reached at(###) ###-#### ron johnson. please help

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This sounds like you have an ignition coil problem. After running under a load and getting hot the ignition coil is not firing properly which is causing poor performance. They may have trouble duplicating the problem unless they actually take it out and mow with it for the amount of time that you are before the problem starts. Most likely they are just test running the machine without mowing or loading it any at all. The first thing that I would do is check the spark when the problem actually occurs.

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