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This is a fuel injected engine. It spins freely but doesnot…

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This is a fuel injected engine. It spins freely but doesnot fire

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

Bought last year. never happened befor

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

Yes

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

Not that I am aware of

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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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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 3 months ago

Make, model, application? Do you have spark to the plugs?

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I see the question is still open.?

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