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I have a troy built brush cutter, I am getting spark at the plug and I replaced the carb.I primed the fuel but it will not start. What woulb likely be the problem.

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

Yes

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

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

There is good compression, What is the clearence between the coil and the flywheel. Someone worked on it before and it did not start since. He set the clearance at o.o18.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

You have spark, and it won't fire with gas in the spark 0plug hole? D you have compression? If it has spark, fuel, and compression, the timing key between the flywheel and the crankshaft may be sheared.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

I see the question is still open, did you find the problem

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