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My Hayter Heritage Tractor 13/30 has a Briggs and Stratton

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My Hayter Heritage Tractor 13/30 has a Briggs and Stratton 12.5 I[c Engine 44x6466 ACN 006 576 656.
It starts but will not run evenly - if I put tthelights on they keep dimming as the engine fades I can not get enough power to start mowing - help please
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Does the engine have electric solenoid in the carburetor? If voltage drops below 12 volts, the solenoid closes the main jet in the carb. Is battery good enough to start the engine, or do you have to jump start? The stator/alternator is not putting out enough voltage for lights and solenoid.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
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