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Tiller won’t start after winter storage. Fresh gas. New

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Tiller won’t start after...

Tiller won’t start after winter storage. Fresh gas. New plug. Bought new used about 45 min. Then stored.

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?

Yes

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

Have fresh gas. New plug. Tried starter fluid. It fires. Won’t run. Spark plug is

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

if it starts when sprayed with fluid, the carb needs to be removed and cleaned as there is a clogged fuel jet.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Does not start when dprayed with fluid
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

check the plug for spark?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
new tiller. New plug. Fresh gas. Clean carb.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago
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But does it have spark when the plug is removed and grounded to the metal of the engine? If not, locate the kill switch, and see if the kill switch is grounding out the spark.

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