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Lazer hp cutting out...

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by kenwin30, Jun 21, 2013.

  1. kenwin30

    kenwin30 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    Hey guys, got a lazer z hp, 17 hp kawasaki, 44 cut, got the 2 tanks, filled both up this morning, about an hour into my mowing, the mower starts acting like its out of gas, so I just flip the switch and go to the other tank, and it runs fine, and then I look and I have plenty of gas in my original tank, what could cause he mower to cut out and be fine when I switched tanks ? Fuel filter maybe ?
  2. Vecchio Lawn Care

    Vecchio Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 905

    Check fuel line from the tank that acted up
  3. kenwin30

    kenwin30 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    Ok, will do, mower has 1000 hrs on it by the way
  4. MikeLT1Z28

    MikeLT1Z28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,732

    Filter should handle both tanks, not one for each. Check the inside of your tank for anything blocking the pick up or any kinked lines.
  5. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Messages: 4,143

    also check the vent hole in the gas cap. if it doesn't have proper ventilation it wont allow gas out the tube. just like when you put a straw in liquid and hold your finger on one end.

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