Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.
Not a factor! Remove a spark plug and with it grounded see if it has spark.
If it has spark put a teaspoon of fuel into the cylinder. Re-install the spark plug and see if it will fire.
If it does, check the fuel solenoid in the carburetor. It has to have 12 volts to open the fuel to the cylinders.