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My toro push mower will start for a few minute, then cuts…

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My toro push mower...

My toro push mower will start for a few minute, then cuts off

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

Yes

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

Yes

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

Could the filder be bad, I took it off but still will not keep running

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 3 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 3 months ago

How long has it been since your engine last started up and performed to your satisfaction?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 3 months ago

This problem sometimes will occur if your carburetor needs to be cleaned. Remove the bowl from your carburetor, and inspect for water or sediments. If the gas you are using is older than 45 days old, I suggest that you replace it.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 3 months ago

We can continue from here.

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