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Old 09-05-2007, 06:59 PM
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Question about Buying A 36" John Deere

someone is selling a 36" john deere with some rust on the deck everything else looks clean. the only problem is he said it runs for a short period of time then it dies, but runs fine when the mower is choked. do you think this is a en expensive repair or should i buy this seven year old mower for $350.00.thanx for any help
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Old 09-05-2007, 07:42 PM
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I am sorry the, the mower runs like it is choked when it is choked. The problem is that the mower dies after about twenty seconds after the mower is runnng, he said that the safety just went out on it a month ago.thanx
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Old 09-05-2007, 07:47 PM
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safety switch
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Old 09-05-2007, 07:57 PM
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fuel filter.....carb.....air filter......spark plugs....it could be number of things. i dont know. if i were you, i would run. theres better deals out there! trust me!
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Old 09-05-2007, 08:11 PM
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better deals out thier?

its a commercial walk behind 36'" mower thats john deere thats seven years old.i dont think iam going too find a cheaper one?
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Old 09-05-2007, 08:20 PM
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you may not find a cheaper one, but you'll find on a whole lot better one for a little bit more. from my experience on buying lawn equipment, you get what you pay for! go for it if you think it's good. its not my money or my decision. just trying to keep you from making the same mistakes i and other people have made. thanks
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Old 09-05-2007, 09:23 PM
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Is it in the Gainesville craigslist? I'm looking for a 36" too but passed on this because it looks like the guy doesn't take care of his equipment.
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Old 09-05-2007, 10:53 PM
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i saw this on a different sight, maybe same mower. what looked bad about it.
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Old 09-07-2007, 04:30 PM
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sounds like water was in the gas and is now probably in the carb bowl
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