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Why when my lawnmower gets hot it turns off

Why when I use my lawnmower for 5minutes it gets hot and turns off and when it cools down it dose it again could it be the coil?

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Albert, A lot of lawn mowers have a problem with the gas cap not venting properly and will quit running after running a few minutes as you described, try running with cap removed or very loose( be-careful of splashing fuel).

Other things that could cause this issue are bad fuel, weak/colapsed/kinked fuel line, faulty spark plug, faulty ignition/coil, oil over full, clogged air filter, plugged/dirty carburetor, worn engine parts internal rings/valves/etc.

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Here is a link to explain how to fix your mower. Tap on or click on the blue link. I hope this helps. Good luck!

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