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If you havent inspected the spark plugs to see if they are fuel fouled this should be done.If an issue is found with the spark plugs I would try to clean and dry them and see if it starts and runs then.If this is or was already checked and found o.k. let me know so we can continue.
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The longer start time can be due to a fault with the fuel system with a component like the fuel pump or fuel filter in some cases.If you have not had the fuel system tested this should be done to see if any issues are found.
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