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i have a sears LT 1000 19 hp 2cyl mower. will not start. filled…

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i have a sears LT...
i have a sears LT 1000 19 hp 2cyl mower. will not start. filled with new fuel. replaced spark plugs. fuel filter. replaced fuel line from filter to the carb. changed eng. oil. any advice.
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Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 8 years ago
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Put a little bit of fuel directly into the carburetor and then try to start it. Let me know what it does.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
putting fuel into carb was tried several times already. what els
Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 8 years ago
You may not be getting spark. Take the spark plug out of it and attach the plug back to the wire. Touch the electrode end of the plug to metal. Have someone crank it over while you watch to see if you have spark.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
my problem seems to be, fuel not getting to the carb, because there is no flooding or gas smell at all. is the fuel pump attached to the carb. (square with fuel line going in, and a second line on bottom going out.
Technician: J.R., Small Engine Technician replied 8 years ago
Yes, it operates off of vacuum.
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