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Old 08-28-2006, 05:32 PM
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aerator wont start???

Just purchased a new Lesco aerator, with a 4hp Honda, pull start. Worked fine at lesco, drove onto truck, then unloaded at home and it wont start. I am dumfounded, as its brand new. I turned it on, choke, and no choke and still nothing......any ideas before I bring it back???
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Old 08-28-2006, 05:38 PM
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Gas turned on under the tank?
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Old 08-28-2006, 06:22 PM
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Gas is turned on, there is gas in tank,
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Old 08-28-2006, 06:35 PM
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Check the oil if it low it won't start or disconnect sensor and try it.
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Old 08-28-2006, 07:07 PM
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Add some 30wt to the motor probably low, fill till you can see oil on the treads of the case opening this will keep the unit from sensing a low oil issue.
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Old 08-28-2006, 08:25 PM
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Whats the deal with the oil sensor, anyone???
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Old 08-28-2006, 08:41 PM
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The sensor is there for your benefit, it is a float like assembly inside the sump of the engine that cuts out the spark to keep you from running the engine with low oil, and locking it up. IMHO a couple of bucks for oil is cheaper then a new engine.
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Old 08-28-2006, 08:42 PM
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If the oil is low it won't start. Depending on the model you have if it tips to much the sensor will say low oil. Thats why you disconnect it.
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Old 08-29-2006, 07:04 PM
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Just purchased a new Lesco aerator, with a 4hp Honda, pull start. Worked fine at lesco, drove onto truck, then unloaded at home and it wont start. I am dumfounded, as its brand new. I turned it on, choke, and no choke and still nothing......any ideas before I bring it back???
Turn the ON/OFF switch to the "ON" position and try it.
I'm not kidding.
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Old 08-30-2006, 10:33 PM
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Turn the ON/OFF switch to the "ON" position and try it.
I'm not kidding.
Well,,, it is a Honda; right?
It probably has an on/off switch. Sooo,,,
What it is?
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