Table 4-3. Troubleshooting Chart (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
4. ENGINE STOPS SUDDENLY
Step 1. Check fuel tank.
a. If there is fuel in tank, go to step 2.
DO NOT add fuel to the fuel tank when the engine is hot. Allow it to cool first.
b. If there is no fuel in tank, fill it and go to step 1c.
c. Start engine.
(1) If engine starts, problem is solved.
(2) If engine does not start, go to step 2.
Step 2. Check engine crankshaft. Push start button.
a. If engine turns over freely, go to step 3.
b. If engine struggles to turn over and sounds sluggish, go to step 3.
c. If engine makes a lot of noise like rubbing or rattling metal, replace it.
d. If engine will not turn over and is frozen, replace it.
Figure 4-46. Spark Plug Location