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Selinoid pin does not move at all. It has been cleaned of…

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Hi, selinoid pin does...

Hi, selinoid pin does not move at all. It has been cleaned of gunk but wonder if it needs a night soaking- thoughts?

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Today

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Just not sure of stuck pin

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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JON
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You can try it but most likely it will need to be replaced. It is moved while on machine by electric current.
You can cut it off with side cutters and install an inline fuel shut off valve for the cheapest repair as a new one can be pricey.
Let me know if you need anything else as I am here for you.
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