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6.25 [email protected] motor starts, runs about 5-10 seconds and quits


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08-23-09, 06:30 PM   #1  
6.25 [email protected] motor starts, runs about 5-10 seconds and quits

craftman lawn mower 6.25 [email protected] engine #122t105-3846-B2. I prim the engine it starts, runs 5-10 seconds and dies. I start it and keep pushing primer button and will keep running. what do I do now.

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Ed

 
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08-23-09, 07:53 PM   #2  
You have a carburetor problem. If your lucky it will only be bad fuel or water in the carb. Remove the carb bowl to drain it and if your gas is at all questionable I'd drain it too. If this does not fix it then the carb will have to be removed and cleaned.

 
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