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Craftsman model 917.370921 Not starting. Gas is good. Oil

Customer Question

Craftsman model###-##-####
Not starting. Gas is good. Oil good. Air filter new. Was running normally and then just stopped. As if it were out of gas.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.

Engine Is Spinning , but will not start? Remove spark plug and with the spark plug grounded to the metal of the engine, and see if you have spark when cranking. If it has spark, put finger with rag over the spark plug hole, and see if it has compression to move your finger? If it has spark and compression, put a teaspoon of fuel into the spark plug hole, re-install the spark plug and see if it will start for a few seconds.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.

Engine is not identified, is This a Briggs engine?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Briggs & Stratton. I tried all spark plugs adjustments
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.

Did you read my response? Did you do the spark test?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.

Did you find the problem?