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I've put new gas in, the sparks are clean, and yet my 24"

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I've put new gas...

I've put new gas in, the sparks are clean, and yet my 24" Club Cadet snowblower is not working. Any thoughts?

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Haven't been able to start it this season. First real snowfall was about a week ago. The machine is only a year old.

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

Where is the shut off valve?

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

Have an engineer neighbour helping me.

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

That's it. Machine worked fine last year. Sat over the summer. Couldn't start it this season. Put in new gas.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Engine Tech, Engine Technician replied 7 months ago
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Technician: Engine Tech, Engine Technician replied 7 months ago

If it does not fire at all, spray some starting fluid in the air cleaner does it fire up briefly?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Starting fluid? Where is the air cleaner on the machine?
Technician: Engine Tech, Engine Technician replied 7 months ago

It is kinda hidden under the cover, the backside of the carburetor connects to it. If you just spray some in there give it a pull and see what happens.

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