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I have a craftsman riding mower model#247.290000 when I'm…

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I have a craftsman riding mower model#247.290000 when I'm mowing 5-10 later it stops now I've replace the spark plug I,ve replace the gas and gas filter i've also use carb cleaner. What can I do next?

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

It about 10 yrs

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

Yes

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

No I'm at a lose

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

when you say it stops, is the engine dying or mower not moving, but still running

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Still running
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

FIRST THING TO CHECK WHEN YOUR MACHINE WILL NOT MOVE IS THE DRIVE BELT. YOU SHOULD HAVE A BELT THAT IS AROUND ALL PULLEYS AND NOT BROKEN OR CRACKED. CHECK THE BELT AND LET ME KNOW HOW IT LOOKS PLEASE

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It’s not the drive belt it’s the engine
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

sorry, you said it was still running, I misunderstood

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

what is happening when you try to restart the engine ?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It starts and then stop
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

sounds like the carburetor has a clogged fuel jet or something is stopping the fuel from reaching the cylinder as needed .

check the carb bowl and see if it is full of fuel

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Just what I was thinking
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I will try it thank you
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

sorry, I can call, but I try to resolve here first as we can normally do.

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