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PDKeesee
05-13-2007, 09:13 PM
I have a 2006 Husqvarna lawn tractor 54" cut. It was starting fine today when it was cold I had mowed with it for quite awhile. Shut it down to answer a cell phone call, when I tried to start it back up it would crank and crank but not fire up. Finally it did barely manage to fire up with a bit of sputtering but then the engine leveled out and seemed to run fine. I mowed the last acre or so I needed to with no problems, but when I shut it down it backfired and sparked out of the front. Having the hood down naturally I couldnt see exactly where the spark came from but it was near the front of the engine. I tried to restart it right away just to see what it would do and it just cranked same as before. Much thanks in advance for any help anyone can give.

Restrorob
05-13-2007, 10:02 PM
First off, Welcome to LawnSite !

Maybe if you read this we can help a little better;

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=144040