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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Changed out the gas starts to run but not full and some

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changed out the gas starts to run but not full and some smoke oil is good did not check s ark lug
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer, how long has it been since the engine last ran good ? , when you changed out the gas did you empty the carburetor bowl and make sure the ports were clean in the carburetor bowl bolt ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
now it is not starting at all i guess i could look at that
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

How long has it sat ?

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Make sure your oil doesn't smell like gas , if it does do not try to start it if it does or is thin