Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/Kohler

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I have a Scott riding lawnmower by John deere
it has a Kohler CV725s Spec # 69539 SS #3207101571.
It will run if you pull chock out but run rough when you put push chock in it stalls out
I spayed carburetor cleaner in carburetor  change fuel pump and still is the same.
Thank You in advance
Charlie

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I'd start by removing, dis-assembling and cleaning the carb by blowing air from and air compressor through all the carb orifices (holes).

Once you know the carb is clean re-assemble and test to see how it runs.

Do you have an air compressor?  Did you check You Tube on cleaning carbs to see if it is something you have the tools to complete?

Eric

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Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.

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Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

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MAS Aerospace Operations BA Mathematics AAS Electronic Communications AAS Electronic Technology

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