Choke Stuck

garlicjim(Deserts of NM)February 23, 2013

Hi Everyone, Haven't been on here in a long time.

I just had a brand new Craftsman Riding Mower delivered the other day. Didn't do anything with it until today because of the weather.

Started it and it ran, coughing and sputtering. Upon investigation, I found that the choke was stuck. I manually opened it and the mower ran fine. But when I used the choke again, it stuck again.

I haven't really gotten into it further, but what does it sound like? It's funny that the cable will work it one way but not the other.

Any ideas?



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"brand new Craftsman..." Call Sears, admittedly, probably a very simple fix, but why chance voiding the warranty?

Good luck,


    Bookmark   February 24, 2013 at 11:14AM
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Agree with exmar.

This post was edited by grass1950 on Sun, Feb 24, 13 at 12:17

    Bookmark   February 24, 2013 at 11:52AM
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