Craftsman tractor w/ 17hp Kohler stalling out
Tractor was running great, I had done a full tune up about 6 weeks ago. Last week, it stalled while I was about 1 hour into mowing, and would not restart (it does crank). I noticed that the clear plastic fuel filter was empty, yet the tank was half full. It was getting dark, so I just pushed it into the garage. A couple of days ago, I started it and it fired right up. I let it run for a few minutes and then shut it off.
Tonight, it started right up again. However, after about 5 minutes, it stalled and wouldn't refire. Again, I saw the filter was empty (it wasn't when I started it). I pulled off the fuel line at the carb, after the filter, and fuel came rushing out. I then pulled the carb off and noticed that the bowl was full of fuel. I pulled the fuel shutoff solenoid and tested the plunger which retracts as it should. I plan to clean out the carb, but have I missed anything? Thanks for any help.