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Changed air filter spark plug & fuel still will not start.

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Changed air filter spark plug & fuel still will not start. Craftsman 7.25 Briggs & Stratton platinum series 190 cc.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! If you remove spark plug and ground it to the engine, do you have spark when cranking? If you have spark, put a teaspoon of fuel direct into the cylinder, re-install the spark plug and see if it will fire for a few seconds. If it does, the carburetor /fuel supply needs to be checked.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What about the throttle springs. Would this bea problem also
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I doubt springs have anything to do with it. Did you see my earlier tests?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did the test like mentioned. Mower did run for a few seconds going get carb/choke spray.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.