engine starts, but does not stay running

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Old 06-04-01, 12:21 PM
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I have a MTD Product with a Briggs & Stratton engine. It is only 1 year old. It was running fine, then it just stopped. During my attempt to repair the lawnmower, I tipped it over and oil started coming through the carb. I did discover that the plastic tup that runsn from the carb bowl to the manifold was cracked. I don't know if I cracked or it was cracked all ready? so I used JB weld to fix the crack. I put everything back together, and the lawnmower fired right up. I got about half way done with mowing my lawn, and it died again. Now it is doing the same thing as before.

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Old 06-04-01, 04:15 PM
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small engine repair

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Old 06-04-01, 08:09 PM
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Hello wwjd77555

About the suggestion to correct this problem is to replace the damaged part with a new part. You can get it at any local lawn mower repair shop in your area.

Remove the damaged part carefully. Make a mental note or a hand drawing of exactly every part you remove {{{to get to the damaged part}}} how that part came off {{{including the damaged part}}}, where it was located and how it was attached to another part.

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Tom_Bartco
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Small Engine Service and Repair Technician.
Keep in mind my company no longer services nor repairs lawn and garden powered equipment. However, the help I can offer you is based upon my prior years in this industry with this type of equipment.
 
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