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Curtis B.
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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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Will not start, is getting fuel, yes, was not started for

Customer Question

will not start, is getting fuel
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes, was not started for years.put in new piston, rings , sleve . It. staretd ran for 3 hrs mowing weeds, the engin died & will not start. getting fuel because it smokes when the throtel is pushed up
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes did the other work.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 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 3 months ago.

Make and model on the engine? If you remove spark plug and ground it , do you have good spark? If it has spark, do you have good compression?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it's a diesel
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Make and model on the engine? Kubota? Model, Application? Is fuel quality ok, no one has added gas to the diesel?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Yanmar 3 cilender dieselengin model 3t90j in a john deer tractor
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

If you loosen high pressure line at the injector nozzle, do you have fuel squirting when cranking? What is the Deere tractor model? Do you kill engine with key?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Did you see my last response?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Have done all that finally found a diesel mechanic he fixed it
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

What was problem?