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Honda Lawnmower problem

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08-16-07, 02:50 PM   #1  
Honda Lawnmower problem

My Honda lawnmower will start fine, and then cut off within 5-10 seconds. I did notice, however, that if I life the rear wheels, front wheels OR turn the mower on its side, it continues to run. Any ideas?????

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08-16-07, 03:25 PM   #2  
My guess is a fuel problem but I imagine folks will want some numbers off your mower and motor. I'm guessing it's time to clean the carburetor.

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08-16-07, 05:58 PM   #3  
Riding mower? Walk-behind mower? Chassis ID numbers? Engine ID numbers? Your tipping the mower and having it run well makes no sense but it sure seems that you will have a carburetor issue as Goose indicated. Does the engine have a choke? Or a primer? Can you keep it running using that which yours has?

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