Honda GCV160 runs ok but cant restart

Old 12-08-20, 09:49 PM
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Honda GCV160 runs ok but cant restart

I had a problem with the mower ...ended up replacing carb and the auto choke heat pin after that it started and ran for 3 minutes then die ...pull spark plug and found. NGK BPR5ES so i changed it to a 6 it seems to be running ok but when i shut it off it will restart until it cools down

Old 12-09-20, 04:49 AM
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First try loosening the gas cap and see if the problem still occurs. Also, when you get it running go ahead and mow for 10 or 20 minutes. Does the engine start to run rough or quit when it gets good and hot?
Old 12-09-20, 03:09 PM
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Try tipping the mower with the carb side up for a couple seconds, then starting. If it starts, it's not getting enough fuel to restart.

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