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Put a new 19hp ohv engine on a craftsman riding mower

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Put a new 19hp ohv engine on a craftsman riding mower lt1000. Engine started a first but now will not turn over. It cranks, if that's the correct term, but will not turn over and start.
Thought it could be flooded or something. New at this. Need help diagnosing the problem then fixing it. Briggs and Stratton 19hp ohv intek engine
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 10 months ago.

Hello, and thank you for choosing Just Answer. My name is***** will be happy to assist you. There is a fuel shut off solenoid, screwed into the bottom of your carburetor. Check to see if your solenoid clicks, each time you cycle your ignition switch on and off.

Expert:  Donald replied 10 months ago.

Check to make sure your choke is fully opening. We can continue from here. Thanks!