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17 hp koler troy built bronco will not start once in awhile

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17 hp koler troy built bronco will not start once in awhile it will fire one time.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 10 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** thank you for using Just Answer. So I better understand the problem does it start and shut right off ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it might fire once in a while just one time and the engine just spins
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
is any one there
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 10 months ago.

Ok , is the gas innit good ? When did this start happening ? . Just trying to get a idea of the best probable cause

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it has been doing this for a long time.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 10 months ago.

So it hasn't run in a while correct ? . If so I'd check the carburetor bowl first for stale gas .

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
my bowl is not remove able
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 10 months ago.

Can you give me the model number off the motor. , it should have a model number on the engine cover

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Model 13wv78k5001 Serial e304be0050
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
might be 13wv78ks D11 (###) ###-#### sv530
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 10 months ago.

Ok thanks , here is the service manual for it. Page 23 shows the carburetor does come apart , you will have to unplug the wires to the fuel shutoff solenoid , then remove it to get the bowl off