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What could the cause be for backfiring in did put in new

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what could the cause be for backfiring in carburetor did put in new spark plug to no avail
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. That is commonly a timing issue, in most cases the flywheel key is sheared, what is the model number of your poulan ,

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't know and can't get it right now.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Is this a mower , tractor , trimmer etc ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is a riding lawn mower
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Ok , if it has a ohv engine one of the push rods or valve keepers could be loose or bent .
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Do you have the model number
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Does it have a Briggs and Stratton engine?