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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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Craftsman yt-4000 lawn tractor has spark, fuel is getting to

Customer Question

craftsman yt-4000 lawn tractor
has spark, fuel is getting to the carb, and the starter turns fine, but the mower wont start.
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: just filled it up. where is the shutoff valve?
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yup
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: thinking about adjusting the valves
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
craftsman model is###-##-####2 cylinder OHV.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
spraying carburetor cleaner in carb and a couple of sprays of ether did not help.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

Remove the rocker covers and check the valve operation, I suspect you have pushrod off on both cyliders!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find the problem?

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