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Donald, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  I have 25+ years of experience repairing 2 & 4 cycle engines
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I have a 2013 briggs and stgratton lawn mower 7.25 hp front

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I have a 2013 briggs and stgratton lawn mower 7.25 hp front wheel drive and when I try to start it a just back fires I chg oil air filter spark plug and also new gas and cleaned carb but will not start
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes flush the tank and new fuel can not see shut off valve any where on this new engine
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: what else can I try
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

Hello. Thank you for choosing Just Answer. My name is***** will be happy to assist you.

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

Did our problem occur suddenly, or gradually, over a period of time?

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

This is a troubleshooting question.

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

Have you recently struck a solid object with the blade on your mower? If so, you may have a sheared flywheel key.

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

We can continue from here. Thanks again!