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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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Troy bill edger. Won't start. TB 515ec model. Was replacing

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Troy bill edger. Won't start. TB 515ec model. Was replacing blade. Had it on its side. Wonder if that could have caused a starting problem
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes. Open but not sure this model has Shut off valve. I just added fresh gas
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Has not had regular maintenance
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

If you remove the spark plug, and ground the spark plug to the metal of the engine, . do you have spark? Spin engine over with the spark plug removed to clear the cylinder of any extra gas or oil. If it has spark, put a small amount of fuel into the spark plug hole, re-install the spark plug and see if it will start.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ok. Will give it a try. Thanks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.