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Cant get it started?????

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by boone, May 7, 2002.

  1. boone

    boone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Ok So here is the deal
    I have a small riding mower and i started it up about 2 weeks ago and after a bit of work she fired up and ran for about half an hour. I put it away and came back 2 weeks later and now i cant start it. I changed the spark plug and i know im getting spark for sure, i changed out the gas and the fuel filter looks good. What could be my problem? im a little at a loss for what to do next. I don't think that its the carb, it looks pretty clean when i take off the airfilter and its housing. It just wont catch. Any suggestions?
    thanks matt
    :confused:
     
  2. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    :blob3: how about a choke,maybe a little starting fluid,is gas filter installed correctly? tony
     
  3. boone

    boone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    tried the starting fluid,
    ive tried the choke all kinds of ways and still no luck,
    any other suggestions?
     
  4. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,465

    it's a fuel problem. clean out the carb and tank. put in some fresh fuel. what kind of engine is it?
     
  5. goodbeus

    goodbeus LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 392

    check your kill switches...
     

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