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My tiller wont keep running when i engage the tines it shuts…

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My tiller wont keep...

My tiller wont keep running when i engage the tines it shuts off

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the tiller? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Its a year old its a cub cadet rt 65 18 inch with honda engine

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

Yes i do

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

No nothing more my rt 65 model tiller will run it just shuts off

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 3 months ago

Will it restart immediately? If it does, you are starving the engine for fuel. Have you drained the carburetor to be sure it is clean and not filed with water/debris?

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