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Started my Lawn Boss ride on mower this morning - did a

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Started my Lawn Boss ride on mower this morning - did a short amount of work - stopped and filled with unleaded petrol but would not start - not even a kick when key turned
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

Hello Rob. Thank you for choosing Just Answer. My name is***** will be happy to assist you. How old is the petrol you used to refill your tank?

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

If you have some starter fluid, or carburetor cleaner, spray a small burst directly into your carburetor, to see if your engine will start up and run briefly.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

You may have some sediments in the fuel bowl on your carburetor. The sediments could be partially clogging the main jet on your carburetor. Check this, and also check your spark plug.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

You and I can continue from here. Thanks!