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I have a Briggs and Stratton 24h platinum engine in my

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craftsman yts4000 lawn tractor that...
I have a Briggs and Stratton 24h platinum engine in my craftsman yts4000 lawn tractor that has always been hard starting since it was new and now wont start
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes on the fuel and there is no shut off valve
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes if possible
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: it seems to be a fuel issue
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Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Since this has been an issue ever since it was new, the first thing that I would check is to make certain that the choke is closing all the way when you go to start it. It sounds like maybe it just wasn't adjusted properly from the factory which is causing it to be hard to get started. This can be done by just readjusting the cable position in the clamp at or near the carburetor.

Does the engine seem to turn over okay?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I've got it figured out thanks. It is a carburetor issue.
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