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Re: tecumseh engine 6.75 hp. Is is common ignition coil

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Re: tecumseh engine 6.75 hp. Is is common ignition coil failure when the engine starts and runs momentarily
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes ..fuel is clean
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: ater starting a few times, it now won't start at all
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 7 months 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 7 months ago.

If it was starting and running briefly, then the carb needs to be pulled and cleaned. You can try removing the bolt on the bottom of the carb and just cleaning out those holes, but it is best to clean entire carb. You have a clogged idle jet and that is why it will not run long once started.

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