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My petrol lawn mower starts but dies after 1`0 seconds. I

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My petrol lawn mower starts but dies after 1`0 seconds. I have changed filter, oil is ok, old petrol discarded and fresh petrol introduced. Have also cleaned spark plug with wire brush.
Any ideas please
Brian Tarry

How long before it will restart? If almost immediately, it is running out of fuel. Does it have a carburetor with a fuel bowl? If it does, remove the bowl and check for water and debris in the bowl. The water displaces the fuel and straves the engine.

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