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My Toro lawn mower won't start first time in two y

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My Toro lawn mower won't start for the first time in two years.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
Remove the float bowl on the carburetor and see if gas flows from the needle valve port.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
If the needle is an all metal needle and not a needle with neoprene tip, it will have a seat in the upper passage. This seat can swell and keep fuel from filling the bowl.

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