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My craftman snowblower electric starter make a odd buzz and

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Customer: HI ***** ***** my craftman snowblower electric starter make a odd buzz and does not start the blower the pull cord is almost impossible to pull
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: sure I can not start my craftman snowblower I\the pull cord is very tght and the electric starter makes a god awefull buzz noise
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

It's the motor , if the oil smells like gas and it won't turn over with the spark plug out then your motor is locked up due to gas continuing to flow when the float is closed , the gas gets past the needle and inlet valve and mixes with the oil and locks the engine up