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kohler backfires

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07-06-08, 01:13 PM   #1  
kohler backfires

Its a friends john deer riding mower it turns over like a car with bad timeing it backfires out the muffler it tries to run the spark looks scattered when you watch the plug turning it over its a new plug it started running bad last year what should I check ?

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07-06-08, 05:47 PM   #2  
It would help us if you could post the model numbers of the tractor and the motor.

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07-06-08, 05:52 PM   #3  
i would suspect either the carb is bad or the flywheel key is sheared.

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