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I just bought new Troy-Bilt GCV -160(Honda) Self propelled

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i just bought new Troy-Bilt GCV -160(Honda) Self propelled Mower - Model series DXX and trying to start the engine and it is not starting.
I filled Gas, Engine Oil,and trying to start the engine as instructed in the Manual.
Is anything I am missing ? Kindly help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Is the fuel shutoff valve open in the fuel line?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Can you remove the spark plug and put teaspoon of fuel into the cylinder? Re-install spark plug and see if it will start?