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I purchased a snapper 922exd snowblower last year..always…

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Hello...I purchased a snapper 922exd...
Hello...I purchased a snapper 922exd snowblower last year..always started. First attempt this year...no luck. What can I do? I did not empty gas last year.
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

your carb is probable gummed up

remove the carb, remove the bowl,

clean out, and make sure the needle valve is free on the float

moves easy up/down

then you want to get some Sea Foam that is a carb cleaner

add 2 oz to fresh fuel, run at 1/2 choke ,

this will clean it up

I hope this helped you

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