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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Valve setting .5 hp &s engine. I've tried several diff

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Valve setting for 15.5 hp b&s engine. I've tried several different setting but still not starting. Engine turn over then stop.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! remove spark plug, and with it grounded, see if it has spark when cranking. If it has spark, put a teaspoon of fuel into the spark plug hole, re-install the spark plug and see if engine will start for a few seconds. If it does, the fuel supply is suspect, check for fuel to the carburetor , and if it is good, then check the float bowl for the carburetor for debris or water.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Engine will not start, it just backfire either through the carb or valve.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Mr. Curtis are you still there?