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John Deere 216 running problems

Greg JD 216 Idling will run for about 15 mins than will shut down and doesn't want to start untill cooled off. Sometimes it won't start even when it's cooled off. Runs rough when the idle is turned up. Some times it will stall out when you try and start the mower and won't restart. Kohler engine with rebuilt carb last year. Any guesses kind of baffled on this one. Had suggestions as to the electromagnetic clutch drawing juice from the engine as a possible cause but not real sure thank you.
bontai Joe Have you tried running it with the gas cap loose to let air in the tank if the vent is blocked? My second guess would be the coil is bad and once hot doesn't work anymore. When was the last time the points and condenser were replaced?
bontai Joe Oh, I forgot to mention that these old "K" series Kohlers are splash libed and don't like to idle much. They also shake a lot at idle due to the design of the motor, it is better to run them at or near full throttle, especially the 16 HP motor.
Greg Let me check my service records on the tractor. I do believe they were replaced at one point in time.


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