that the round cylinder (fan like) in engine area turns maybe a 1/16 of inch and clicks to plit second stop. I did hit something on edge of lawn and it quit one me. Was a piece of black rubber landscape edging. Oil was also low I discovered. I am a woman. Can’t turn mower over to see if something stuck in blade. Did check battery. Disengaged spark plug and still wouldn’t turn on.
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The fuse block location may vary with the age and style of the mower, but is generally located along the wiring harness between the battery and the key switch. On our current style riding mowers, the fuse will either be: A) Under the hood, behind the steering dash panel.
Your lawn mower turning over but not starting due to several reasons, such as a faulty or disconnected plug, a disconnected spark plug wire, a clogged air filter, or a contaminated fuel tank. A faulty carburetor, a dirty cutting deck, or a dysfunctional flywheel brake can also cause this.
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. If this doesn`t work, you might need a new fuel filter.
A full gas tank and oil reservoir are the essential first steps when checking why the lawn mower won`t stay running, but the problem could also be a dirty filter, clogged carburetor, improper fuel mixture, or a dirty spark plug.
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Haave an MTD Yard machine purchassed 2/2001. Battery and spark plug not the issue. Put down clutch and turn key. It won’t move. You can see that the round cylinder (fan like) in engine area turns maybe a 1/16 of inch and clicks to plit second stop. I did hit something on edge of lawn and it quit one me. Was a piece of black rubber landscape edging. Oil was also low I discovered. I am a woman. Can’t turn mower over to see if something stuck in blade. Did check battery. Disengaged spark plug and still wouldn’t turn on.
Why is my spark plug black after five minutes of use
Too much gas
not enough air
check air cleaner
Where is the carb on a 21 inch yard machine – Mtd Yard – Man 160cc, 21" Self – Propelled Lawn Mower
Behind the air box/ air filter
Lawn mower stopping by itself – Mtd Yard – Man 160cc, 21" Self – Propelled Lawn Mower
CHECK THE FUEL FOR CONTAMINATES OR OLD GAS
EMPTY COMPLETELY OUT AND PUT IN NEW GAS!
ALSO CHANGE SPARK PLUG!
IF YOUR LOW ON OIL, IT MIGHT AUTOMATICALLY SHUT OFF ALSO!!
How to change the oil – Mtd Yard – Man 160cc, 21" Self – Propelled Lawn Mower
Remove spark plug wire or whole thing
theres a plug in the bottom under the deck
remove plug drain into pan
My engine runs about 5 mins. and then just cuts off????
Dirty vent hole on carb rebuild it
Where is oil drain plug on MTD mower – Mtd LAWN MOWER PART # 683-04163B FRAME Assembly:RIDER
If it isn’t on the bottom of the engine (above the blade) then you don’t have one. This is not that uncommon. When you need to drain the oil, FIRST- pull the spark plug wire off!!! Then remove the dip stick or filler plug and turn the unit upside down and drain the oil.
I have a yard machine 5.1 push mower. I can’t find my manual and it is low on oil. What type of oil does it take??
Most mowers take a 30 weight oil. that’s the 30 sae