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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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We have a 2 year old mower that has become impossible to start.

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We have a 2 year old mower that has become impossible to start. Sometimes starts with a hard pull and then will not start again, no matter what you do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Remove spark plug, and put teaspoon of fuel direct into the cylinder, re-install the spark plug and see if it will run for a few seconds. If it does, no fuel is getting through the carburetor.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am not satisfied with this response..........please reimburse the $13.00.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
What would you think response would be? We have to start somewhere? If you can't remove the spark plug and run test, which does two things, it checks for spark, and it checks for fuel. This gives us the direction to go, fuel problem, or spark problem.