The fuel filter will be located either inside the fuel tank or fitted into the fuel line between the tank and the fuel pump.
Can you clean a fuel filter on a lawn mower?
Start by draining fuel/dirt/debris residue by tapping the filter on both ends (fuel-in, fuel-out nozzles). Be gentle at it and drain fuel filter residue into a container. Use a good cleaner: You should always use a good cleaner, preferable that for carburetors when unclogging lawnmower fuel filters.
Can a clogged fuel filter cause no start?
Trouble Starting the Engine
The most common sign of a clogged fuel filter is trouble starting the car, since it depletes the oil supply going to the engine. Although a dirty fuel filter leads to ignition difficulty, a fully-clogged filter will fail completely, and the engine won’t start at all.
Why is my lawn mower turning over but not starting?
Q. Why is my lawn mower turning over but not starting? The most likely reason is bad gas. Gas that sits for many months during the off-season will eventually break down, gumming up the fuel line and carburetor in the engine and preventing it from starting.
Why is my lawn mower not getting gas?
The engine can’t get gas if the fuel filter is plugged or the carburetor inlet needle is stuck. Check the fuel filter (if equipped) by removing the fuel line at the carburetor. Gas should run out. If it doesn’t, remove the fuel line ahead of the fuel filter inlet.