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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Bilt pressure washer with ready start will not turn over,

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Kim ***** ***** bilt pressure washer with ready start will not turn over
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: have not used since last summer put new gas in today and it will not start
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Model and make? Did not show.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Is engine turning, just not starting? Manual rope or electric start? If you remove spark plug, is plug wet? With spark plug grounded, do you have spark when cranking?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Only says Troy bilt with brigss and straton motor 2700 professional series with ready start
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Electric start or manual? Is the engine turning? Just not starting? Have you removed spark plug?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Manual start have to check spark plug
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

So engine will turn, but not start? With spark plug removed, put a teaspoon of fuel direct into the spark plug hole, re-install the spark plug and see if it will start for a few seconds. If it does, it has spark, and is not getting gas through the carburetor.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Next would be to check the fuel supply to the carburetor and drain the float bowl.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK will try
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

OK> let me know.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Put gas in cylinder and it started what should I do next
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I assume it started and died. Did you see the carburetor link I sent? Need to check that the fuel bowl is getting fuel and the float and needle valve are free to move up and down to regulate the fuel.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK will try that will follow the link u sent me
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Check to be sure the fuel is getting to the carburetor, then check the float bowl.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Did you get it going? Please accept to close!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it did thank you
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Please accept to close!