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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Service manager and technician for all brands of engines with 40 + years of experience.
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Mower starts then cuts out, when running its hunting.

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Mower starts then cuts out , when running its hunting.
JA: What's the brand and model of your lawn mower? How old is it?
Customer: Viking
JA: How long has this been going on with your Viking lawn mower? What have you tried so far?
Customer: this a new problem , usually starts quickly
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no

Engine make and model? Single cylinder Briggs? Hunting is a sign of too little fuel getting to the cylinder. Can be caused by plugged fuel filter, water in the carburetor bowl, or needle valve and float sticking.

Change the fuel filter, drain the carburetor, and check the float and needle. Thanks.
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