- 1 Why does my mower die when I engage the blades?
- 2 Why does my Husqvarna lawn mower keep shutting off?
- 3 Why does my riding lawn mower shut off when it gets hot?
- 4 Why does mower start then die?
- 5 Why does my riding mower keep stalling?
- 6 How do you clean a carburetor on a lawn mower without removing it?
- 7 Why does my lawn mower only run with the choke on?
- 8 How do I know if my electric PTO clutch is bad?
- 9 How do you know if your lawn mower spindle is bad?
Why does my mower die when I engage the blades?
If a pulley doesn’t spin freely, it can cause the engine to die when the blades are engaged. The pulleys in your lawn tractor are driven by the drive belt, and turn the spindles. If a pulley doesn’t spin freely, it can cause the engine to die when the blades are engaged.
Why does my Husqvarna lawn mower keep shutting off?
If your Husqvarna mower starts and then shuts off after 5 to 10 minutes or so, the problem is likely fuel related. Husqvarna says this may be due to a clogged fuel filter, restriction in the pick up or an improperly vented fuel cap. A clogged fuel filter restricts the flow of fuel to the tractor’s carburetor.
Why does my riding lawn mower shut off when it gets hot?
A simple, often overlooked, trigger for an engine stall occurs when the heated gases inside the fuel tank can’t vent properly. The pressure causes the gas flow to reverse and move out of the carburetor, effectively shutting the engine down. On lawn mowers, most vapor lock occurs through a dirty fuel tank cap.
Why does mower start then die?
If your lawn mower starts, runs briefly, then dies these are the four most common reasons that’s happening: Dirty carburetor / clogged carburetor bowl. Old gasoline that has gone bad. Dirty or defective spark plugs.
Why does my riding mower keep stalling?
The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the lawn mower for a long period of time. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the engine to stall. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner.
How do you clean a carburetor on a lawn mower without removing it?
However, you can not spray the carburetor when the engine is off since it cannot do the cleaning without being propelled. All you need to do is to start the engine and spray directly at the center of the carburetor while it is running. Any deposits clogging in the carburetor will easily be removed.
Why does my lawn mower only run with the choke on?
If your lawn mower only runs with the choke on, check the carburetor. There are several passages in the carburetor that allow fuel to enter the air stream depending how the throttle is set. The idle circuit, for when the throttle is nearly closed and the engine is idling.
How do I know if my electric PTO clutch is bad?
Activate the PTO engagement lever, then disengage it. Turn it on and off several times. If you do not hear a disengagement noise or see the power takeoff pulley stopping or slowing down at any time, it indicates the clutch and plates have galled together from excessive heat, or the slip ring has jammed.
How do you know if your lawn mower spindle is bad?
If the spindle looks bent or broken, then it needs to be replaced. You will feel how the blades start to move unevenly and cut your grass in a disorganized way. In some cases, the blade won’t spin at all or instead make loud cracking noises. Either way, it means your spindle needs some replacement.