Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/John Deere - Mod.- 245


Hello Eric: The Info you ask for in your ans to my question on March 11, Yes the carb does have an Electronic fuel shutoff valve. Alsothe fuel pump is mounted to the fan shroud of the engine. and the Model number is FH601v  B42314, the code # is FH601v-CS-15 a 20hp Kawasaki V Twin ohv engine, sorry for the missing info. Any further with the correct Info?  Thanks a Lot Eric


If the shutoff solenoid is not receiving power the engine will not run.

Is the fuel pump electric or a vacuum pulse style pump?

Either way, I would dis-connect the fuel line going to the carburetor, crank the engine and see if fuel is being pumped to the carburetor.

Let me know if the fuel pump is pumping.


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Eric A. Jones


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.


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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