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Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 12892
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Engine has fire and fuel but only backfires when trying to

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Engine has fire and fuel but only backfires when trying to start
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Make and model?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Application? When did it last run? If you remove spark plug and hold finger with rag over spark plug hole, does it have enough compression t move your finger?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just forget it. I did not realize that this was false advertising.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

?? Nothing false here! I want to help!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Did you see my response?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Backfire can be out of time or a valve open when spark occurs.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Your first price was $17 then it went to $27 and then to $18 to call you. I had 2 men that had tried everything including checking the spark plugs for suction. So I don't feel like I owe you any money.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I work from home as contractor, I don't know what goes on with site and billing on your end. All I do is try to answer questions! Your beef is with site not me. I will report this question to site.