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The motor does not cut out when i turn the leaver. The lawn…

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The motor does not...

The motor does not cut out when i turn the leaver

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

The lawn mower is my grand daughters I have only been checking it this weekend. It starts ok, but will not stop when i turn the lever

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

It works every time i pull the cord, new petrol all is clean

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I would like to, what i have seen is when the lever is moved the little arm at the back does not move

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

When you move the lever all the parts move ok except for the lever at the back which has a number of springs on and connected to the main lever

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago

Engine make and model? The engine should have a switch to kill the spark. Usually located at the throttle bracket, where the cable from handle goes to. Do you see a single wire from the engine to the throttle?

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