briggs problem

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Old 09-18-08, 06:35 PM
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briggs problem

Hi. I have a 10 hp briggs and stratton engine on a small rear engine riding lawn mower. It starts up fine, but will start stuttering and popping after a few minutes and eventually will die. When I take off the air filter while it is running, it seems to run and sound better. When I go to put the air filter back on its starts sputtering again. Any suggestions?
 
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Old 09-18-08, 06:46 PM
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When it starts sputtering and whatever try removing or losening the fuel cap, it may not be venting properly. Have a good one. Geo
 
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Old 09-18-08, 06:51 PM
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Probably just a dirty or oil contaminated air filter element. Try a new air filter and spark plug and I think that will take care of it.
 
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try a new filter,hope it works for you
 
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