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Lawn mower won't start. It's a popular pro push mower. I put…

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Lawn mower won't start ...

Lawn mower won't start

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

It's a popular pro push mower

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

Yes

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

I put oil in it maybe to much so I poured some out let it sit and it still won't start

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