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Cub Cadet 2130 Won't Start?

I've been having a problem with my PTO cutting out. It happens once I've been running it for about a half hour and when I put it in reverse. This is a new problem, I've had this mower for about 10 years. Last week when I was cutting, the mower sputtered and died. I assumed I was out of gas, but I wasn't.

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In an effort to get it running again I have replaced the following parts: fuel pump, fuel filter, ignition coil and plug, PTO relay, and the ignition switch (it's been acting up as well). The engine cranks, but won't turn over. Also I now notice a knock while cranking that wasn't there before. Could the fuel pump be installed wrong?

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August 23, 20190 found this helpful

Have you replaced the carburetor? The fuel line may also be clogged.

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August 24, 20190 found this helpful

Sounds like you are super handy!! My suggestion is to take a look at a few YouTube videos and see if you see something that may prompt you to revisit the updates you made:

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www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Cub+Cadet+2130

I have found YouTube to be the best and using it (I am NOT handy), I fixed my vacuum twice and a weed wacker--my latest success.

I am very visual and seeing what is done and how the parts interact always helps me!

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August 26, 20190 found this helpful

Problem solved. As it turns out, the carburetor was clogged. I had already taken off the carburetor once and cleaned and inspected it, but must have not one a good enough job. I removed the carb again and this time did a much better job cleaning being sure to blast every part with carb cleaner. I may end up bying a new one as they are not very expensive. Anyway, with all the new parts I installed and a clean carb my mower is running better than ever. Thanks

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