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My snow thrower will grind but will not turn over. Just this…

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My snow thrower will...

My snow thrower will grind but will not turn over

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

Just this season I started it before the winter season, with a liquid starter fluid, but have not used it until yesterday. just purchased more liquid starter and a spray for the engine. what can I do to get it going???

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

The fuel is clean purchased this season from Costco. Where is the shut-off value? Can not find my manual for the snow thrower.

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

Yes if I can. I do have a neighbor that can help.

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

I also purchased a spark plug. just in case.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Troy-bilt model 2410 2 stage clean gas started Dec 2017. tried starting yesterday it only grind and did not turn over.
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago
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Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I am hoping you can the snow will be coming soon.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

Battery voltage above 12.5 volts? Is starter turning, just not engaging the flywheel? You didn't have battery off, and it is now connected wrong?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
please explain, are u asking me to check these things??
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

Yes. Check them and then I can call if you want.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Is there a way I can see an on line manual???
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hello
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hello are you still there???
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hello are you still there
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

There is no online manual.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No do not call me. I will cancel this membership, it only wasted my time.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

Starter grinds if it is turning backward from battery hooked up wrong, or low battery voltage, or a bad gear on the starter. Have a nice day.

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago
Wayne
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Hi, I’m Wayne.

I will be assisting you with this issue today.

Do you still need help with this today ??

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
NO STOP TEXTING TO ME. NO HELP FROM YOU. Thx anyway, I’m canceling my membership.
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

OK

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