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Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 12592
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: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Make and model?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Just forget it. I did not realize that this was false advertising.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

?? Nothing false here! I want to help!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Did you see my response?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 11 months 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 11 months 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.