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TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS
PROBLEM
Will not start
10.
Hard to start
Engine will not turn over
Engine clicks but will not
start
Loss of power
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
Excessive vibration
CAUSE
1.
Out of fuel.
2.
Engine not "CHOKED" properly.
3.
Engine flooded.
4.
Bad spark plug.
5.
Dirty air filter.
6.
Dirty fuel filter.
7.
Water in fuel.
8.
Loose or damaged wiring.
9.
Carburetor out of adjustment.
Engine valves out of adjustment.
1.
Dirty air filter.
2.
Bad spark plug.
3.
Weak or dead battery.
4.
Dirty fuel filter.
5.
Stale or dirty fuel.
6.
Loose or damaged wiring.
7.
Carburetor out of adjustment.
8.
Engine valves out of adjustment.
1.
Clutch/brake pedal not depressed.
2.
Attachment clutch is engaged.
3.
Weak or dead battery.
4.
Blown fuse.
5.
Corroded battery terminals.
6.
Loose or damaged wiring.
7.
Faulty ignition switch.
8.
Faulty solenoid or starter.
9.
Faulty operator presence switch(es).
1.
Weak or dead battery.
2.
Corroded battery terminals.
3.
Loose or damaged wiring.
4.
Faulty solenoid or starter.
1.
Cutting too much grass/too fast.
2.
Throttle in "CHOKE" position.
3.
Build-up of grass, leaves and trash under mower.
4.
Dirty air filter.
5.
Low oil level/dirty oil.
6.
Faulty spark plug.
7.
Dirty fuel filter.
8.
Stale or dirty fuel.
9.
Water in fuel.
Spark plug wire loose.
Dirty engine air screen/fins.
Dirty/clogged muffler.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Carburetor out of adjustment.
Engine valves out of adjustment.
1.
Worn, bent or loose blade.
2.
Bent blade mandrel.
3.
Loose/damaged part(s).
CORRECTION
1.
Fill fuel tank.
2.
See "TO START ENGINE" in Operation section.
3.
Wait several minutes before attempting to start.
4.
Replace spark plug.
5.
Clean/replace air filter.
6.
Replace fuel filter.
7.
Empty fuel tank and carburetor, refill tank with fresh
g
asoline and replace fuel filter.
8.
Check all wiring.
9.
See "To Adjust Carburetor" in Service Adjustments
section.
10.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
1.
Clean/replace air filter.
2.
Replace spark plug.
3.
Recharge or replace battery.
4.
Replace fuel filter.
5.
Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh, clean gasoline.
6.
Check all wiring.
7.
See "To Adjust Carburetor" in Service Adjustments
section.
8.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
1.
Depress clutch/brake pedal.
2.
Disengage attachment clutch.
3.
Recharge or replace battery.
4.
Replace fuse.
5.
Clean battery terminals.
6.
Check all wiring.
7.
Check/replace ignition switch.
8.
Check/replace solenoid or starter.
9.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
1.
Recharge or replace battery.
2.
Clean battery terminals.
3.
Check all wiring.
4.
Check/replace solenoid or starter.
1.
Raise cutting height/reduce speed.
2.
Adjust throttle control.
3.
Clean underside of mower housing.
4.
Clean/replace air filter.
5.
Check oil level/change oil.
6.
Clean and regap or change spark plug.
7.
Replace fuel filter.
8.
Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh, clean gasoline.
9.
Empty fuel tank and carburetor, refill tank with fresh
gasoline and replace fuel filter.
10.
Connect and tighten spark plug wire.
11.
Clean engine air screen/fins.
12.
Clean/replace muffler.
13.
Check all wiring.
14.
See "To Adjust Carburetor" in Service Adjustments
section.
15.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
1.
Replace blade. Tighten blade bolt.
2.
Replace blade mandrel.
3.
Tighten loose part(s). Replace damaged parts.
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