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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 a model 170 lawn tractor when I run it fo awhile and

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I have a model 170 lawn tractor when I run it fo awhile and shut it down it won't start. I cleaned the carb it has spark I took the coil off and cleaned it
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Joe replied 5 months ago.

Hello,

Thank you for allowing me to assist you, my name is Joe and I will be happy to help you with your concern today. Please bear with me for just a min while I form my reply to you.

Expert:  Joe replied 5 months ago.

Once hot I see it will not start and you have stated it does have spark at that time, next would be checking fuel and compression. Start by seeing of starting fluid sprayed in will then allow it to at least try and start?

Thanks,

Joe