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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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I have a Brute lawn mower with &S 700 series engin that

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Hi, I have a Brute lawn mower with B&S 700 series engin that won't start. So far I've removed and cleaned carb, cleaned magneto, replaced plug, fresh fuel. Motor sputters but won't start, plug gets wet. I haven't checked compression yet.
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 !! Good spark with the plug removed and grounded to the engine? with plug wet, sounds like spark is weak! Use finger with rag over the spark plug hole to check for compression, it should have enough compression to move your finger.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Checked for compression, found none. Now I will tear back down to see why. Thanks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Ok. I have been off line with now power for the last 30 hours! Let me know what you find. Thanks.