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My mower is a 20588 model serial#7034759 and is from 1987. I bought it used and it ran real well for 4 months. Then it would only run for about 5 minutes and then shut it self off. If i wait a while it seems to cool off and then runs again for another 5 minutes and shuts it self off. DAN

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Find an identical model on eBay for a lower price than a new mower, and use it for parts, or switch parts if the eBay model is in better condition.

Since it is from 1987 before many of us were born, as stated in the Star Trek tv show, "Its Dead, Jim."

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SOURCE: The lawn mower runs for awhile and then shuts off

Remove the rewind housing and engine cover, clean the cooling fins and that should fix it.

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