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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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Rick, My name is ***** ***** and my RST cranks but will not

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Hi Rick, My name is ***** ***** and my RST cranks but will not fire.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: spark plug changed, full filter cleaned
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Is the question still being reviewed?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

What is the make and model of the engine? Have you removed spark plug, and with the spark plug grounded, do you have spark when cranking?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Getting make and model. Pls stay with me.....
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

OK, do not recognize RST.???

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Model RZT S46 - Zero Turn Cub Cadet Riding Mower
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

Engine twin or single cylinder? When did mower last run?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
2 spark plugs, twin cylinder
Last ran in Nov. early Dec of last year
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

Remove both spark plugs and check for spark with plugs grounded. If you have spark, put a teaspoon of fuel into each spark plug hole, re-install the spark plug and see if it will run for a few seconds. If it does, and then dies, we have no fuel through the carburetor.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
ok If no fuel through the carburator, then what
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

The carburetor has an electric solenoid in the base of it, it has to click open when key is turned on. Need to see if it is working. Next would be to check fuel supply to the carburetor from the fuel tank,

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

Here is service manual on the KT725 engine.