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I have a echo on-265l won't start. Has spark, new plug and

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I have a echo on-265l won't start. Has spark , new plug and new carb still will not start.
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Customer: I've checked everything I can think of . The old carb was bad so installed a new one I just can't get it to start.
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer have you checked the compression of the engine

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it fine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

How many psi is it reading ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
65
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

This I s a pb 265l correct ? , it's also a 2 cycle engine right

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Ok , that's the problem , it's a 2 cycle and they need 90 psi of compression or higher to run ,

4 cycle engines need 60 psi or higher

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

IYou may need to replace the piston cylinder , you can remove the muffler and see how scored it is

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi just wondering if you had a chance to look at the piston and cylinder

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi did you ever get a new piston and cylinder for the blower ?