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Engine starts, coughs and then stops was working okay did I…

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Engine starts, coughs and...

Engine starts, coughs and then stops was working okay did I put in

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

The wrong type of oil

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

Yes all repair shops booked up 2 weeks

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

Is this a 2 cycle or 4 cycle engine. What type of oil do I buy

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Nothing, yes there is gas. I just want to know what type of oil to use 2 cycle or 4 cycle threw out my old container
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Also where is the spark plug located
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I'm a woman I need these answers
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
all repair shops booked for 2 weeks, I need to cut grass today
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 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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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

Make and model? Mower or weed eater? Engine make and model?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
lawnmower Craftsman 22 inch mulch model###-##-#### 062403M 000700 are all the numbers of the chassis of the lawn mower
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

This is a 4 cycle engine. With a dipstick for gaging the oil level. It will take 4 cycle engine oil.

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