Exmark Lazer 23 kohler sputtering and backfiring

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Lowcountry Lawn Care, Jun 4, 2005.

  1. Does anyone have any idea why my exmark would be sputtering and backfiring. I have approximately 150 hrs on this mower and I treat this mower like a baby meaning taking all precautions during startup and shut down. What would some possible causes be to this? I am very mechanically challenged so please in plain terms haha. Thanks before hand for any help and advice given.
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,022

    When it sputters if you apply some choke will it smooth out ?
    I'm going to lean towards a little water or trash in the carb. causing a lean run situation.

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