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Mower Dies After gets hot


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07-03-08, 06:37 AM   #1  
Mower Dies After gets hot

I have about an 18 yr old craftsman. After mowing for about 30 minutes, it starts to pop and then dies. I let it sit for a minute, then I can restart. Then it will run for a minute or 2 then die again. This will continue. Any ideas?

 
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07-03-08, 07:45 AM   #2  
That's characteristic of an ignition module problem. When it dies pull the plug wire and check for spark. If none then but it starts in two minutes or so = ignition module.

If the spark is good all the time, look at fuel flow to the carburetor, gas cap, or fuel filter.

 
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