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Old 06-27-2005, 09:17 AM
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Got a 2 year old wacker, never used, won't start..

I picked up a brand new wacker 1550 off a guy that bought it 2 years ago and NEVER used it. I got it for a steal. It just won't start. It has not been started in 2 years. What do you recomend me doing. Changing the plug? Draining the carb and all the gas?

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Old 06-27-2005, 09:43 AM
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I picked up a brand new wacker 1550 off a guy that bought it 2 years ago and NEVER used it. I got it for a steal. It just won't start. It has not been started in 2 years. What do you recomend me doing. Changing the plug? Draining the carb and all the gas?

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Matt

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Gas will go stale in a lot less time than two years. You might want to clean the carb also as well as chance the plug. First thing to check is the spark.
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Old 06-27-2005, 01:13 PM
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Clean the fuel system, check for spark, if need be, rebuild the carb, and put fresh fuel in.
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Old 06-28-2005, 01:27 AM
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A steal to the buyer is usually a relief for the seller. There's a reason it hasn't been used in a two years. If it had gas in it for two years and not used, the seller couldn't get it started either.

Check the usual--Gas, air and spark.
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go get a echo.they run forever.
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