Snapper Mower Series 23 Wont Start

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Old 10-28-14, 07:44 AM
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Snapper Mower Series 23 Wont Start

My snapper mower wont turn over. I have replaced/checked the following spark plug, gas, fuel line and filer, air filter, solenoid. I also sprayed some carb cleaner in the carburetor and it ran for a second and then died. Any advice would be appreciated.
 
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Old 10-28-14, 09:50 AM
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What engine is on it, mfg, model, type, trim, etc. Have a good one. Geo
 
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Old 10-30-14, 06:53 AM
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It's a B&S INTEK 12.5 OHV.
 
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Old 10-30-14, 09:25 AM
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Somewhere on the engine, probably stamped in the valve cover will be the model, type and trim appearing as xxxxx-xxxx-xx, please post this so we can reference engine info. Have a good one. Geo
 
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Old 10-31-14, 06:53 AM
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I think this is what you want 5BSXS.3442.VM? Thanks for all the help.
 
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Old 10-31-14, 09:52 AM
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No that is the engine family, check the link below. Have a good one. Geo
Riding Lawn Mower Engine Model Number Search | Briggs & Stratton Engines
 
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Old 10-31-14, 10:16 PM
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The carburetor needs to be cleaned. The bowl will need to be removed and cleaned from the inside.
 
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Found it Model 219907 Type 0131 E1 Code 041109ZA
 
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Below is the IPL for the engine, page 5 has the breakdown of the carb, it's either a Walbro or Nikki, as cheese stated it will need to be cleaned. When removing any screw that looks like it is used for adjustment of fuel mixture first turn the screw in a clockwise direction to seat, counting the number of turns, make a note of the number of turns so you can set it to it's original setting when reassembled. Have a good one. Geo
http://bsintek.basco.com/BriggsDocum...FXPnfBhU7y.pdf
 
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I was able cleaned the carb today. The mower started about 10 times and ran for 3-4 seconds then stalled. After that I couldn't get the mower to turn over again.
 
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Old 11-02-14, 10:19 PM
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It won't even turn over now? Or it turns over but won't start?
 
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It turns over but wont start. The carb looked really clean when I took it apart so I am not sure that was the issue.
 
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I took everything apart and cleaned the carb out again today, and she fired right up. I must not of cleaned it good enough the first round. Thanks a ton for all the help everyone! I learned a lot.
 
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Success is a wonderful sound. Have a good one. Geo
 
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