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I have a snapper model(NNN)...
I have a snapper model(NNN) NNN-NNNN It was working fine. Last week I filled it with gas and I can't get the motor to even turn over. Any ideas on what I can do to get it to start?
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Technician: RUSS, SERVICE TECHNICIAN replied 8 years ago
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HELLO

 

remove the spark plug and if gas pours out there is what to do.

 

YOU ALMOST CERTAINLY HAVE A CARBURETOR PROBLEM due to the float and needle sticking

 

THANKS

 

 

REMOVE THE CARBURETOR

DISASSEMBLE THE CARBURETOR

SOAK BODY AND PARTS OVERNIGHT IN NAPA COMMERCIAL CARB CLEANER

REASSEMBLE WITH A CARB KIT AND FLOAT FROM LOCAL DEALER

 

clean fuel filter

REINSTALL CARB

DRAIN FUEL TANK AND LOOK IN THE FUEL SUPPLY CAN FOR WATER

 

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NOTE: SOMETIMES A CARBURETOR CANNOT BE SAVED AND HAS TO BE REPLACED

 

ALWAYS DIAGRAM THE LINKAGE AND PARTS SO IT GETS REASSEMBLED PROPERLY

ALWAYS USE STABIL IN THE FUEL

ALWAYS RUN ENGINE EVERY THREE WEEKS IN OFF SEASON TO CIRCULATE FUEL

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I don't know if the float needle is sticking
Technician: RUSS, SERVICE TECHNICIAN replied 8 years ago
If the cylinder is filled with fuel as I suspect, the needle IS sticking. You need to remove the spark plug to see if fuel runs out
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
There was no gas leaking out. It is still under warranty I found out so I took it to Sears.
I bought it there
Technician: RUSS, SERVICE TECHNICIAN replied 8 years ago
I did not state leaking....however i did give you the cure if you needed or wanted to use it
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