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kawasaki 15HP stalls

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by davebradley, Jun 16, 2006.

  1. davebradley

    davebradley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I recently purchased a used Cub Cadet Z-Force 44 with a Kawasaki 15HP engine. It ran fine until last week. Now I can start it. It starts fine and idles. When I raise the throttle, it sputters and stalls. I changed the air filter and fuel filter today. No help. I could use some help figuring this out. Thanks.
  2. eddy tice

    eddy tice LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    you at least have a fuel filter that needs to be replaced .if no change take off air filter body ,remove carb ,remove bolt that holds bowl on ,clean and reassemble .will run like a new one.99% sure
  3. davebradley

    davebradley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Thanks for the tip. I''ll pull out the carb and clean it tomorrow. I hope this works. I have some bigtime mowing ahead of me this weekend.
  4. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    If the carb cleaning doesnt work you need a new fuel pump.
  5. davebradley

    davebradley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    The carb cleaning did the trick! Thanks to all who replied.


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