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My Snapper model28" rear engine, 11.5 HP Briges & Straton…

My Snapper model(###) ###-####28"...

My Snapper model(###) ###-####28" rear engine, 11.5 HP Briges & Straton dies out when under torque, or when I make as sharp turn. Mostly coming out of sharp turn. Engine does not die completely.

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

Bought it 2013 from All Right Mowers in Rosenberg Texas. I turn mower up on back to sharpen blade. It seemed to have gotten oil n top of cyl. Hard to start at first & smoked some, but the cleared up.

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

If possible. I have change the spark plug & fuel filter. Thought about changing all the kill switches.

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

Not really, has always run great.

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did this start this when you tipped it

to sharpen blades, or been doing this

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
After I tipped it up. Never before. However I have tipped it before. Also I over filled with oil after that since it leaked out. Drained it down to dip stick acceptable level since then

Thank you for the response

it takes a while to get the oil to burn out of the chambers

and some went into the carb, I suggest to replace the plugs and

add some seafoam 2-3 oz to the gas to help clean that out

I hope this helps you

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you. I have a bottle of chevron Techron. Would that do the same thing

Hi

Would not work as well as SeaFoam,

it cleans the Jets, read the bottle and see if does same thing

Wayne

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