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Toro elec st.recyl 6.5 very difficult to start after first…

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Toro elec st.recyl 6.5...

Toro elec st.recyl 6.5 very difficult to start after first run hi test fuel used,new filter ,plug

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

Yes yes

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

Possible,type of repair

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

does this have a primer that is used or is it the auto choke model?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
has a primer
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

Okay, so let me recap this and make sure I have it correct....

once you run machine it is not wanting to restart? are you priming the carb to restart?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
i tried it both ways, no luck
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

once the machine will not restart, do you have spark at the plug?

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

s​o you have carb cleaner or starting fluid you can manually spay into the carb to see if it will start machine?

if so, try this and let me know. sounds like the carb jet has a little debris that is settling into a jet once it is turned off and not allowing the restart until it cools down

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
we went that route
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

WILL MACHINE START IF IT IS SPRAYED MANUALLY ?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
no
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

IF YOU HAVE SPARK AND YOU PUT FUEL INTO MACHINE MANUALLY AND IT WILL NOT START, THERE IS EITHER A TIMING ISSUE OF A COMPRESSION ISSUE. DO YOU HAVE A COMPRESSION GAUGE TO TEST THE CYLINDER?

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