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Briggs & Stratton Small Engine Stops After a Few Seconds

31H777/0297-E1

The 2 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Small engine stops after a few seconds are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.

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Carburetor - Part # 1610801 Mfg Part # 497535

Carburetor

RepairClinic Item # 1610801

If the small engine stops after a few seconds, the carburetor might be clogged or have bad fuel in the float bowl. If old fuel was left in the small engine for a long time some of the volatile ingredients may have evaporated, leaving a thicker, stickier product that is more like varnish or shellac. This sticky fuel can clog up the small jets and ports in the carburetor and it can be difficult to burn allowing the engine to only run for a few seconds. The only solution is to drain the old fuel from the float bowl and thoroughly clean the carburetor with carburetor cleaner. If that isn't effective, replace the entire carburetor.

$48.50

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Carburetor - Part # 2754354 Mfg Part # 591731

Carburetor

RepairClinic Item # 2754354

If the small engine stops after a few seconds, the carburetor might be clogged or have bad fuel in the float bowl. If old fuel was left in the small engine for a long time some of the volatile ingredients may have evaporated, leaving a thicker, stickier product that is more like varnish or shellac. This sticky fuel can clog up the small jets and ports in the carburetor and it can be difficult to burn allowing the engine to only run for a few seconds. The only solution is to drain the old fuel from the float bowl and thoroughly clean the carburetor with carburetor cleaner. If that isn't effective, replace the entire carburetor.

$98.85

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