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Im trying to start my cadet snow blower to be ready for the…

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Hi Im trying to start my cadet snow blower to be ready for the winter. new last and used a couple of times. stores with treated gas. will not start

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

It is full. there is fuel from last year in the tank. Shut off valve?

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

Yes if possible

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

I put an addictive in the fuel when I stored the Cadet last year.

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

Remove spark plug and with ti grounded, see i f you have spark when cranking. If it has spark, put a teaspoon of fuel direct into the spark plug hole, re-install the spark plug and see if it will start. If it starts and dies, check the carburetor float, it may b stuck.

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