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I have fuel and spark engine will not start. Like its

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I have fuel and...

I have fuel and spark engine will not start . Like its flooding out spark plug wet with gas .Install new plug new fuel filter turns over fine

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes all is good .check ignition with spark tester on plug am getting spark through

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes have been working on small engines of mine own for years this is the first i have not been able to start

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Was running fine and just stop like run like running out of gas went to john deer dealer got new coil but it not even close to what i have

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

What brand is the engine on your mower?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
john Deer 110 riding mower
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Is your engine a Briggs & Stratton engine?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
briggs
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Thanks for confirming.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

You are getting spark to your new spark plug?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

I would like for you to check something when you have a chance.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
put plug tester on it and can see spark
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

There is a cover at the front of your engine that has OHV stamped into it. Remove this cover. Check to see if you have a bent or broken push rod.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Also, check to see if both valves are opening and closely properly ...

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
ok will check
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Thanks! We can continue from here.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
ok pull valve cover found top rocker arm all most off . pull push rods none were bent replace rods back seated rockers turn engine over valves open and closing . But everything back together, try to start engine turning over, a little smoke but not firing. Pull plug check if wet ,not as bad as beforealso getting a little gas blow back in air filter ,sounds like flooded,I am thinking its out of timing not sure
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Thank you for letting me know your results. Did you adjust your valve clearances?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
no. am not sure how to i will have to research that so i know how to .I will look at that tomorrow will let you know thank you.
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

I can attach a link to a video for you.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

After you adjust your valves, I do believe your engine will start up and run. We can continue from here.

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