6 HP Briggs won't start when hot.

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Posted by joe in wilkinson on August 21, 2017 at 19:15:06 [URL] [DELETE] :

Why go anywhere else with all of the brains right here. Craftsman 22" mower, 6 HP Briggs engine. Starts fine with one pull when cold. I mowed for 15 minutes. Shut it down. Tried to restart and no luck. Even squirted a few drops of 89 octane gas in the spark plug hole, and not one fire. Let it sit for a couple of hours. Same story. Starts right up and runs fine until I shut it off. I replaced the spark plug, set at .030" and also .020" gap; still no start. Gas cap tight and also loose, so that is not the problem.


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