Why is my ride on lawn mower turning over but not starting?

Why is my ride on lawn mower turning over but not starting?

Q. Why is my lawn mower turning over but not starting? The most likely reason is bad gas. Gas that sits for many months during the off-season will eventually break down, gumming up the fuel line and carburetor in the engine and preventing it from starting.

Why does my Craftsman riding mower start but stalls?

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.

Why is my riding mower not getting spark?

If no spark appears, check for broken wires, shorts, grounds or a defective stop switch. Once you have confirmed that the stop switch is working, reconnect the spark plug lead.

Does a Craftsman riding mower have a fuel pump?

If the fuel tank is under the operator seat, there will be a fuel pump. Most 19.5 Briggs and Stratton engines on the Craftsman tractors are under the hood, and therefore will not have a fuel pump.

Where is the choke on Craftsman riding mower?

It is a Craftsman riding lawn mower model DLT3000. The actual choke is located in the opening of the carburetor. It is a plate that restricts the air flow into the carburetor when the throttle lever is placed in the choke/start position.

Why does my Craftsman mower won’t start?

Other possible causes include: Loose, Dirty or Disconnected Spark Plug in Your Lawn Mower: Check it out, clean off debris, re-connect and tighten. Dirty Air Filter: Clean or replace. Fuel Not Reaching the Engine: Tap the side of the carburetor to help the flow of gas.

How much horsepower does a Craftsman LT1000 have?


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