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I purchased a YARD MACINE 21 in. 140cc OHV Briggs & Stratton

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I purchased a YARD MACINE 21 in. 140cc OHV Briggs & Stratton Walk-Behind model 12A-B25D500 s/n 1C125K314 and it won't start. It is supposed to be self priming so I simply held the control bar down, and pull the cord several times but nothing happens. It feels like it needs priming. I bought it last fall and this is the first time using it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. Was there gas in it since last fall ?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
If so most likely the carburetor needs cleaned and there's a screen in the gas tank that needs to be sprayed out too