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Hello Curtis: I inherited a Weed Eater OHV550 140cc lawnmover for free!! However, it won't start and is missing the Control Arm? A good starting point. Can I use a Vice Grip for now? Not sure it's worth fixing? Thanks, Alan
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago

You can use locking pliers for test purposes. Do you have good spark? Will it fir if you put a teaspoon of fuel direct into the spark plug hole, re-install spark plug and see if it will start for a few seconds?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago

I see question is still open.??

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