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Hi. I have a Troy Bilt 6.75 190cc Lawn Mower, which has only been used 3 times. I can't get it to start. It has spark and won't even start if I spray starting fluid directly into the carberator. It doesn't even sound like there is any compression. What do you think could be wrong?? I took the top part of the motor cover off and could not find anything loose or not connected properly. The gas is fresh and has fresh 10-30 oil in it.
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There could be many different things wrong.

 

1. You may have lost the spar and the electronic ignition may need to be replaced.

2. You may have a blown engine..especially if there was not enough oil in it. That may be why you do not have enough compression.

3. You may have a bad spark plug that needs to be replaced.

4. You may have a broken valve or valve keeper.

5. The flywheel key may have sheared, throwing the ignition timing off. This usually happens if the mower blade has hit something solid or if the blade was loose.

 

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