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I have a 17.5 briggs will only turn 1/4 turn will not go top dead center what do u need

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I have a 17.5 briggs will only turn 1/4 turn will not go top dead center what do u need
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.
If your engine will not turn past top dead center, even with your spark plug out, you may have some internal problems. Remove your valve cover and check the condition of your valves. Check to see if your piston is moving when you turn your flywheel 1/4" turn. Another possibility could be a loose flywheel magnet, wedging between your charging stator and your flywheel. We can continue from here. Thanks!