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I have a husqvarna hu775 that I have replaced the and

Customer Question

I have a husqvarna hu775 that I have replaced the carburetor and ignition coil on but it still wont start. Im not sure what to check next.
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes clean fuel in tank not sure about the shut-off valve. where would that be located
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** ill see what I can do to help. first off it sounds like you have replaced some parts here correct?

do you have spark?

do you have fuel going to the carb?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I got it to start once right after I replaced the parts and it ran for a little while then I heard a pop and it died but been unable to get it to start again
Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

ok. so do you have spark and do you have fuel?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

is the spark plug wet or dry? do you have a strong gasoline smell in the muffler?

Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

and you have visually seen a spark from the plug?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
its wet and yes on gas smell
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Ive tested it once. should I test it again
Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

you stated that the coil was replaced, was the plug replaced?

absolutely you should retest. if the plug is wet that means that fuel isn't being ignited

must have the following to run

compression

fuel

spark

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I replaced the plug
Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

check for spark and let me know

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Im at work right now so I will do that when I get home
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
can you explain to me what to do if it does/doesnt have a spark
Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

if no spark make sure the coil isn't grounded out (that how it shuts down) if you follow the cable that moves when you release the bar you should see the mechanism that grounds out the coil. make sure your air gap between the coil and the flywheel magnets are correct (aprox. the thickness of a match book) make sure the magnets on the flywheel are clean and not rusty.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
ok ill let you know how it does. thank you
Expert:  John Oliver replied 7 months ago.

any luck?