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Old 07-20-2014, 06:52 PM
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FasTrak Superduty Bogs down

At first I thought I might have bad gas or was choking the deck with the mulch kit on, but that's not it. Seems to happen after about 1/2 hour or so of run time. The symptom is similar to clogging the deck with tall grass. Bearing? Trans? Only 140 hours of personal residential use. Any ideas?
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Old 07-22-2014, 06:43 AM
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Check the spark plugs and air filter . You may be losing power .
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Old 07-22-2014, 09:08 AM
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I have heard of issues with the fuel filter. It's limiting the amount of fuel flow to the carb. I had this mostly on larger block engines but I would still replace the filter. Kawasaki may not like this but the Kohler or Briggs filters seem to be the ones used. They have a larger filter surface.
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Old 08-11-2014, 09:46 AM
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When it starts to bog down have you tried to switch tanks? I have heard before the control arm sometimes pinches the fuel line limiting or cutting off the fuel flow. I'm not buying it's a bearing.

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Old 10-05-2014, 11:55 PM
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Problem solved. Fuel line had worked itself a little too close to the left side of the engine and after about a half hour of mowing the heat must have been cooking the fuel or semi vapor locking. I tucked and secured it out of the way and no more problem.
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Old 10-09-2014, 02:41 PM
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FasTrak Superduty Bogs down

Back when it was really hot I had the same problem with my X one--the little strap that held the fuel lines up and away from engine had let the fuel lines fall and lay on the valve cover. After 1/2 t0 3/4 hour same thing happened--tied it up and problem solved.
 

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