Shindiawia T-20 Wont Start?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by jdmcquain, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. jdmcquain

    jdmcquain LawnSite Member
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    I have a t-20 that my dad give me and he said it wont start. So i put it on the garage floor turned on the switch primed till the gas flowed down the tube then released it back up in the tack through a little push button. The thing just will not start. I have 40:1 Shindiwia 2-stroke oil mix in high test gas. Can anybody help me on this?
     
  2. BILLSMOWERS

    BILLSMOWERS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 39

    check for spark, check compression, this will be a good starting point also spray some carb cleaner in the air filter see if it pops on that if it dos you have a carb problem and will need a carb rebuild (not unusual with today's fuel )

    hope this helps

    bill
     
  3. jdmcquain

    jdmcquain LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    Alright ill check it out and see whats up thanks man
     

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