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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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Makita dpc7311 will not start, Yes, I hope so, It used to

Customer Question

Makita dpc7311 will not start
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I hope so
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It used to start once and couldn't restart til next day, now it won't start at all
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Fuel mix correct? new spark plug? If you remove spark plug and put fuel direct into the cylinder, reinstall the spark plug will it start for a few seconds? If it does, no fuel is coming through the carburetor.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Mix is correct, tried new plug, and putting fuel direct into cylinder, still won't start
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Time to run a comprssion test, needs to be around 140 psi.

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