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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Same deal with 028wb. Has not been used than 12 months.

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Same deal with 028wb. Has not been used for more than 12 months.
Drained and replaced fuel. Cleaned air filter and spark plug. Even sprayed engine start directly into carb. Won't start. What next?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Have you checked to see if you are getting spark to the plug?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there is a spark.
I've removed the bar and chain so no load and it still doesn't start. I ordered a new plug and ignition coil planning to change them next. Not certain of correct carburetor settings though.
The Case has 11/4 turns stamp but worn out so unclear of direction.
Any general guidelines on carburetor adjustment would be appreciated.
Do not have the original instructions booklet.
Thanks,
Bill Belfi
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would rather talk on the phone whenever you are available.
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

The 1 1/4 turns would be an initial setting turning the screws out that distance from all the way in snug. I doubt that it would be an ignition coil problem on this one since you say it has good spark. The problem I have is that you say it won't even fire or try to start on carburetor cleaner or starting fluid when sprayed directly into the carburetor. It should at least hit or fire like it wants to run when you do this. I would be checking for an air leak on one of the crankshaft seals or cylinder base gasket.