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My 6 hp honda motor has become very hard to pull. It is on a pressure washer. I even removed the pump but still pulls hard.it runs if you can get it started but dosnt seem to be running at full power.I pulled the spark plug and it spins easily. Help!


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When you remove the spark plug and it turns easily that means that the valves aren't opening properly. When the spark plug is installed and its hard to turn over, its because the valves (possibly just the exhaust valve) are sticking shut and the pressure has no where to go.

If you feel comfortable opening the engine you will probably see the problem pretty quickly, otherwise you might want to take it to a small engine repair shop.
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