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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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I have in my shop a briggs twin mod 407777 that wont choke.

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i have in my shop a briggs twin mod 407777 that wont choke. have new ilntake reset valves no leaks that l can find
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: he carried it to a shade tree mech.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: l am in the bussiness
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: cant get it to choke even with a rag in the intake
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 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 8 months ago.

OK, so what is going on? Engine will not start? Do you have spark? Do you have compression? Have you removed the rocker covers and checked the valves.This engine can have bent or broken pushrods, and everything else seems normal.