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19.5 hp Briggs and Stratton craftsman mower turns over won't

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19.5 hp Briggs and Stratton craftsman mower turns over won't start
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Remove the spark plug and with the spark plug grounded, see if you have spark.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If you have spark , put a teaspoon of fuel into the spark plug hole , re-install the spark plug and see if engine will start for a few seconds.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If it does, your fuel supply to carburetor is fault. Check the hose from tank to filter and blow baCK INTO THE TANK OUTLET LINE TO CLEAR ANY DEBRIS.