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Craftsman Mower Stops and Restarts When Cooled Down

My Craftsman riding mower with an 11 HP Briggs cranks and runs fine for about 1/2 hour then loses power and soon stops. After cooling for 40 to 45 minutes will do the same thing. What's the problem?

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By J. Irvin from Eden, NC

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September 15, 20100 found this helpful

Perhaps the fins on your flywheel are blocked. It's not getting enough air causing vapor lock on your fuel system. Or it could be a lean fuel mixture.

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