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My Dad got a new Pro leaf blower for Christmas, only used once so far, it started hard yesterday, and he can't get it started now. The fuel/oil is fresh, and I can't tell whether it's not getting spark or fuel. Any suggestions, please?

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

He says yes to all

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

I hope not, lol, but can if necessary

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

He's 87 and I'm worried about him hurting himself with the thing being so hard to start.......

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

worst thing on a small engine is sitting and not running. It most likely has a partially clogged carburetor jet and the carb will need to be cleaned and/or rebuilt. make sure to use non ethanol fuel and if you do, use an additive in the fuel.

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