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stx 38

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by ccreager, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. ccreager

    ccreager LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    My stx38 is acting up. It will start and run fine cold but after about 20 minutes it dies. It will not start back up for a while after this happens. Does anyone have any ideas or no a good place to start looking for the problem.
  2. kawasaki1

    kawasaki1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 108

    next time it quits, check for spark immediatley. no spark = bad coil.

    if you have spark, check for a plugged vent in the gas cap, trash in the tank, or a bad fuel shut off valve if so equipped.
  3. tommybishop71

    tommybishop71 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    right when it dies check the fuel cap, spin it off and listen for a hissing sound. it could be a vaccume in your fuel tank.

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