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Can you tell me step by step how you are trying to start it. Also, what is the model number on the engine?
Is the engine cranking over but not starting? Or is not turning over at all when you turn the key?
Got it. A 76 model would use a traditional choke. Are you pushing in on the key switch to activate the choke when trying to start it? You didn't mention it so I thought I would ask.
Being so old somebody could have changed something. But the way it is supposed to work is you turn the key to run in order to power everything up. Then push in on the key to activate the choke. And then turn it to start while holding the key in. That is how it is supposed to work.
If you turn your key to run, and then push it in, can you hear any clicking coming from the engine? This would be the sound of the choke solenoid clicking. Check that and let me know if it's working or not.
You are very welcome Craig, let me know how you make out.
Sounds good. Have a good night.
Good morning. Just checking in, any luck?
Were you able to hear the choke solenoid click when you pushed in on the key switch?