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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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John deere lt15 will crank but will not turn over. fuel pump

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john deere lt15 will crank but will not turn over. fuel pump is working, fuel filter is new I have spark at the plug, I have cleaned the carb. also sprayed carb cleaner in carb with still no engine firing. plug gap is set to specs.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Hi I'm Wayne
I will help you with this
so it ran out of gas, ad now won't start
is this correct ...........
if you put little gas in the spark plug hole , will it fire then quit
let me know
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
correct,i did that and no it did not fire
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
answer?
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
HI Sorry for the delay,that is a strange one, did you hit anything, that you know of It does have dark blue spark ,correctseems it is out of time
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i did not hit anything, yes dark blue spark. I sprayed carb cleaner and gas into the spark plug hole with no success.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
What engine is in that, a BS
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Hi If it has the Kohler engine the valve are hydraulic, no adjustmentbut pull valve cover to make sure they are working if it is a BS, valve adjustment is .005 to .006
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
kohler cv 15s where is the valve cover?
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Hi On the side of the engine, 4 nuts it is about 4x4" square
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am just looking for movement right?
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
Hi Yes spark plug offcrank over and both push rods are to move
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok I will check it tonight and let you know Thanks.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.
OK Thank you