There are a few reasons as to why a lawnmower engine would overheat, these are generally related to heat being unable to escape from the engine block. One solution is leaving the mower in a cool place and leaving it until it cools, but the best solution is to find out what caused it to overheat and fix it. I will now talk about these problems in detail:Cooling fins are blocked.
The small combustion engines lawnmowers use produce heat as a product of internal combustion. Cooling fins are built into the engine block, near the spark plug, to create more surface area and allow more heat to escape. However, if dirt or grass collects [...]