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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Husqvarna Service Tech
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Low compression on Poulan pro gas mod BVM200VS, it will not

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low compression on Poulan pro gas mod BVM200VS
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: it 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 and the mixture is clean and new and the tank and the fuel filter has been cleaned and mixture 4o:1
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I belief that the piston assy would have to be replaced
Submitted: 26 days ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 26 days ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 26 days ago.

What is the compression and what exactly are you wanting? Part numbers for parts?

Expert:  JON replied 26 days ago.

If you have less than 100PSI then you will most likely need a new piston and cylinder. Pull plug and look into the cylinder with a light. may see scoring inside on the cylinder walls

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