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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Motor starts when primed but quits after 1-2 seconds. It is

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motor starts when primed but quits after 1-2 seconds. It is a 6.5 hp Toro lawnmower. It has a new spark plug, new filter and new gasoline. It ran fine 2 weeks ago.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Fuel is not going through the carburetor. Try draining the carburetor bowl, it may have water in it.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
http://outdoorpowerinfo.com/repairs/briggs_walbro_lms_carb.asp
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Here is typical carburetor , yours will be similar.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
did you find problem? If no fuel through the carb, the needle valve seat may be swelled up, plugging the hole into the bowl. Repair would be a new needle and seat.