I have tryed everything possible and does not want to start
when i take the plug of it comes out wet all the time.i get it dry with a cloth and i squirtted a bit of petrol in the plug hole;it starts for about 10 secounds and turns it self off i dont know why.can any onehelp please
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Sounds like you are flooding it. here try this. go to your mower, prime it by pushing the bulb 3 to 5 times, set the choke, pull it once, maybe twice. If it don’t start leave it alone 15 minutes (ON THE CLOCK) then come back take the choke of (set it to “run”) and try pulling one more time. See if it starts when you pour gas in, its working, OHHHH Hooo! It just hit me! Is the gas in the tank 100% fresh? I don’t mean mixed with a little old gas and hope. MUST BE 100% Fresh. See the contradiction here is wet plug no start, (You are obviously getting the gas) But you pour in the gas and it starts? I bet if you poured in the gas its more than 1 pull would give it from the tank! You see what I’m getting at? That tells me you may have bad gas vs. fresh gas!
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All, I thought my carb was shot, so I replaced it. Still, start but no run (and had to use starting fluid). THEN!!! I noticed the spring to the “rev limiter” (just below and towards rear of carb) was not “tight”. The stupid bracket that holds the end of that spring had been bent down ~1/16″ and that caused all this heartache. CHECK YOUR REV LIMITER!!!
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Lawn mower will start and run for 5 seconds and shut down
Will it stay running with your choke on? if so then clean your carb. if not then look for a blockage from tank to carb. ie fuel shut off, deteriorated fuel line. plugged filter etc
Lawn mower cranck but wont start…
Since you already checked for spark and air I would drain all the fuel out of it and check that fuel for water. Over time some lawn mowers end up with contaminated fuel. You can see the water sitting on the bottom of the fuel if you let it stand for a bit in a small plastic bowl.
Be sure to empty and dry out you fuel can as well. Especially if the mower stopped running right after a refuel. Which is a good sign your gas can is contaminated too.
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Wont start no ignition put new plug in and fuel filter
Flush gas tank, fill with fresh gas and Stabil. Replace air filter. Remove bowl from carb clean bowl and holes in bowl screw.
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I have had a poulan pro 550 series push mower for almost 1 year at the end of the season last year the mower would start briefly and then stop. i have cleaned out the air filter and that did not help.the mower started, i made one revolution around the yard 3/4th of the way the mower quit. I then primed the mower it started then quit and now it will not start at all. Does anyone have any suggestions of what to do. Thanks
There is a little spring that works the carburetor arm. If that popped off then the mower will not run.