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\015 Have not used it for a year or two and can't get the engine to start. Tried pulling the rope for 20 min and nothing. Took some breaks to make sure it dries if flooded etc. Where should I start looking in the order of probabilities to find a problem? Spark plug 1st? Also... I heard there is a spray fluid people use on stalled combustion engines which have not been used for a while to get them going. Spraying in front of the air intake I believe to get some inside... any ideas would be helpful! thx in advance.\015
Without more info, like size of engine, 2 or 4 stroke, I would venture to guess that your fuel float is stuck in the closed position which will not allow fuel to enter the bowl. This assumes that the engine is a four stroke. You can try to remove the air cleaner and spray starter fluid in the carb and try to quickly start the motor. If the engine fires for a short time, then you are not getting fuel to the carb, in which case, you will need to clean out the carb. If the engine does not fire, then you have a spark problem. Hope this helps you further diagnose your problem.
Try pulling the plug out and laying it on the engine plugged in to the wire, see if u get spark. if so plug and ign are ok.next step to chek for fuel delivery if it sat for a while carb can be gunked up inside. try a teaspoon or so of gas in the air cleaner intake and see if it fires. if so rebuild the carb.
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