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My snowblower won't start. Its new gas. when i replaced the…

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My snowblower won't start ...

My snowblower won't start

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

Its new gas. when i replaced the oil and spark plug a few weeks ago it started then but won't now

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

If its not too complicated

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

Its only a year old and worked fine last winter

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 7 months ago
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this issue today

remove the spark plug, pour a teaspoon of gas in the hole

replace the spark plug, and start if it only runs 2-3 seconds

and quits the carb has a plugged jet

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Didn't work
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 7 months ago

Hi

Thank you for the response

if it did not fire up at all

remove the spark plug put the wire back on lay plug across the

engine to ground plug, crank it over to make sure you have spark

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Did that and there is a spark
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 7 months ago

Thank you for that

OK if you have spark

and you poured gas in the plug hole

and it did not run for 2-3 seconds

we need to check the valves

what engine do you have make and model

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Never mind. I've called a service tech. Thanks anyway.
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 7 months ago

OK

You sure you don't want to continue??

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No. Thanks anyway.
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 7 months ago

OK

Good luck to you,

Wayne

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