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It takes my Z425 a lot of cranking before it starts. I have…

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It takes my Z425...

It takes my Z425 a lot of cranking before it starts

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

Yes I have fuel in the tank and valve is open. it happens everytime

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

If possible,yes

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Hi, I’m Wayne.

I will be assisting you with this issue today.

what you are describing is 1 of 2 issues

your needle an seat is worn in the carb and let the gas run back to the tank, or the fuel pump is weak

I suggest to start with and replace the fuel pump

The part number is # LG 808656

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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