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I have a 2012 LTX 1040 Cub Cadet. My son was mowing with it yesterday and shut it off to take a phone call. When he tried to restart, it would turn over but not fire. Replaced spark plug but no help. What is my next step? Thanks!
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

Are you getting spark at the plug? If it has spark, is the fuel solenoid in the carburetor clicking open when the key is turned to start?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

Will it fire if you put a teaspoon of fuel directly into the spark plug hole?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Tried that and will not fire
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

If it has spark and fuel to the cylinder, it should fire! Seems unlikely that a valve would be a problem, but remove the OHV cover and check the valves and pushrods.

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