I HAVE A POULAN PRO 46″ 19.5 HP WITH 2HRS. ON IT. WHEN YOU TURN THE KEY IT TURNS OVER ABOUT AN 1/8 OF A TURN..BRAND NEW MOWER WON’T START!!! WON’T JUMP START EITHER. HAD SAME PROBLEM WITH OLD CRAFTSMAN..CONNECTIONS ARE TIGHT..ANY CLUES?
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Well you might want to check that the ring gear on the flywheel and the teeth of the starter motor are meshing properly. My Craftsman which is a good machine I had to replace the plastic flywheel with the new aluminum one as the teeth seized together and would not turn. It seems unlikely with two hours that you have this problem though.I would suspect that the battery has a dead short that is drawing a massive amount of power when you go to boost it just gets worse. Did you try to spin the motor with your hand, does it turn. Try taking out the plugs and see if it turns over easy or at all. It should spin easy with the plugs out. If not you have a starter problem or battery problem or a seized motor which I rather doubt with two hours on it.I hope this helps.
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There may be old or bad fuel in the carburetor float bowl. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and make the engine hard to start. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner.
Your lawn mower turning over but not starting due to several reasons, such as a faulty or disconnected plug, a disconnected spark plug wire, a clogged air filter, or a contaminated fuel tank. A faulty carburetor, a dirty cutting deck, or a dysfunctional flywheel brake can also cause this.
The clicking noise comes from a part called the starter solenoid. The solenoid connects the battery to the starter motor when the solenoid is energized. The key switch and the safety switches in the starter circuit combine to energize the solenoid. If the solenoid is clicking, the circuit that triggers it is working.
The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is often caused by leaving fuel in the chainsaw for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel will evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and prevent the engine from starting.
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Loose, Dirty or Disconnected Spark Plug in Your Lawn Mower: Check it out, clean off debris, re-connect and tighten. Dirty Air Filter: Clean or replace. Fuel Not Reaching the Engine: Tap the side of the carburetor to help the flow of gas. If this doesn`t work, you might need a new fuel filter.
If you have an electric chainsaw that won`t start, first make sure that the power cable is connected to the mains, then check whether the cable and plug are damaged. If they aren`t, the problem could lie in the motor which, for example, may have worn or damaged brushes.
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Poulan blower was running – ran out of gas – put gas in – won’t start- primed – won’t start – let sit – won’t start-took cover off – sprayed starter fluid in carb – won’t start- -(very little stutter) won’t start-set overnight – repea -twon’t start-wits end !!!
Does it use a fuel and oil mixture?You probably did that.
Try removing the spark plug and cleaning it with a wire brush or some emery cloth.Make sure you have spark by connecting the plug wire and resting the plug on the metal motor block.
Do not hold the plug in your hand ,if you have no spark you may have a bad magneto.
MY POULAN PRO 6.5 WONT START….nEED TO REPLACE SPARL PLUG BUT DO NOT KNOW ‘right one”..
Take the old plug out, any auto store should be able to match it up.
Won,t start, gas spark plug checkout – Poulan Pro 22" Self Propelled High Wheel Mower
Pull the bottom bolt out of the carb and then the the bowl. inspect for debris or water then clean out the bowl then blow out the little hole in the bolt. it probably has some **** in it. I see it all the time.
Won’t idle ,runs wide open unless you pull choke,solutions?
Maybe a carb overhaul can do the job.
Won't start – Poulan Pro Super Blowervacuum
Try turning the carb screw all the way in and back out 1 1/4 turns.
My poulan pro 42cc is hard to start ,,, its1 year old an i’m not sure if its worn out from alot of use or if its with the ignition
Throw it out and buy a new one this is a throw away scoiety we live in due to cheap *** chinese **** oh yeah go green
Poulan pro 42 cc, no spark – Poulan Pro 42CC 2 Cycle Chainsaw, 18"
Try diss connecting the earth cut out wire from the ignition unit and try for a spark again, this will rule out the switch and any trapped wires, re set the air gap between the unit and the flywheel to 0.3mm, if there is still no spark the unit is bad and will require replacment, they are normally only held on with a couple of allen screws, and either bolted to the cylinder or the crankcase.
Poulan chainsaw 18″ 42 cc, pro gas filler cap?
Yep they swell after a while and will not screw in or out!
Sand the threads down so that the circumference is reduced with a course file or plumbers cloth, chamfer the threads a bit on the edges. A new one will do the same thing after a while so just fix the one you have.