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Lawn tractor 13A326JC700 MTD runs for awhile then just quits…

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Lawn tractor 13A326JC700...

Lawn tractor 13A326JC700 MTD runs for awhile then just quits if I start it and keep putting starter fulid in carb it will keep running

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

There is no shut off and has new fuel in it. If I let it sit over night it will start in the Am run for about 20min then quit and I put gas in carb while I start it and it will run, sounds like its not getting fuel

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

Yes

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

I see there is no solenoid that I can find neither.

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

You will need to take apart the carburetor and clean it out. A jet is partially clogged or the needle is hanging up in the float bowl. Can you do that?

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