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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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19.5 hp Briggs & Stratton will not start and if you put fuel

Customer Question

19.5 hp Briggs & Stratton will not start and if you put fuel in throat of carbuerator blows it out instead of pulling fuel in
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yesa
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if possible
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: have check valve settings, pull head and all appears to be fine
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 12 days 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 12 days ago.

If it has compression and the valves are ok, the timing key between the flywheel and the crankshaft may be sheared, throwing off the timing.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 12 days ago.

I sent reply, scroll up!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 days ago.

I see question is still open, did you see my response? Please rate to close the question and get me credit!