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My ariens platinum 921040 won't start. the snowblower is

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Hello my ariens platinum 921040 won't start. the snowblower is brand new i have followed all the instructions for starting and it still won't start. please help
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'm stuck at home in the snow. the dealer is closed i guess i have to
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: i did let it sit for a while in case i flooded the engine but it still won't start
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Can you remove the spark plug and see if it has spark when cranking with the plug grounded. If not, check the key shutoff, may be in wrong position or wire loose. If it has spark, put a teaspoon of fuel direct into the spark plug hole re-install and see if engine will start.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

I se question is still open, did you see my response?

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