Originally Posted by piston slapper
You got it Fish...Briggs are notorious for the starter gear hanging up in the flywheel..
I try to give you enough info to eliminate most of the wrong answers...without making the answer I'm looking for too obvious....not a fan of multiple choice...
Granted...the majority of these question are not geared fot the novice...but it ain't 3 level chess with invisible pieces..
Perhaps these questions and answers will help someone debug a hard to fix engine someday..
Actually, it is! ( I guess, I don't play chess)
In this particular case ( based on your description), the only
way to tell what is going on is to put yer grubby fingers on it! Either a test light, meter, paws on the starter case,...... you get my point!