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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
Category: Small Engine
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I have replaced the starter, battery and solenoid. When i

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I have replaced the starter, battery and solenoid. When i turn the key the starter engages and the engine turn about on half turn then stops.If i take the pug out it turns over.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: About 5 years and no it has not done this before
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 9 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

is the a briggs engine ?? model ,Please

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
briggs model model # 331877
Expert:  Wayne replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for that

this is a common issue on this engine

it has a compression release for starting

it is on the cam shaft, and the lever breaks off

which cause you issue, needs to be torn down

and replace the cam shaft

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 9 months ago.


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