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My &S 6.75 won't start. For more than a year i have been…

My B&S 6.75 won't...

My B&S 6.75 won't start. For more than a year i have been able to start it by pull the cord 15-20 times. I have changed the filter and spark plug, new gas. It will not start now. It is flooded, I am letting dry at the moment. Is there anything else that I need to know with this engine. I am fairly comfortable around small engines.

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

Yes, to all of the above.

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

Yes, I have dismantled numerous engines,

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

One question why did it take 15-20 pulls before it started?

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I​ WOULD REMOVE THE CARB AND CLEAN IT WITH CARB CLEANER. MAKE SURE TO BLOW AIR OR USE A SMALL WIRE THROUGHT THE CENTER JET AND OUTSIDE BREATHER JETS (AIR FILTER SIDE). IF IT IS TAKING SO MANY PULLS TO START IT IS DUE TO A PARTIALLY CLOGGED FUEL JET. FLOODING WOULD BE DUE TO THE NEEDLE NOT SEATING CORRECTLY, WHICH CAN ALSO BE CAUSED BY THIS

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
How much time do I have to do this

as much time as you need. just let me know if you need anything else

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here is a video for a visual

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
After I let it sit for about 5 hours it started on the 4th pull. Howver, I still can figure out, why I need so many pulls to start it. Over the winter, I will dry out the gas, refurbish the card and hope that it will solve the problem. Thanks
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