Plug is cleaned and gapped
REplaced gas with fresh gas
The rope recoil is very slow especially in cold weather
Small engine repair shop could not find the problem!
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Pull muffler and check for carbon in cylinder port and muffler screen. Check piston and cylinder for scratches.
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Remove the spark plug and inspect if it is dirty, cracked, eroded, or damaged. There may also be a heavy carbon buildup or a burned-up electrode. If the spark plug has one or more of these issues, replace it with a new one.
Check the Carburetor
In warm weather, your Poulan chain saw may fail to start after sitting for 15 to 30 minutes because the carburetor has become vapor locked. This occurs when hot gas evaporates in the carburetor and prevents the right amount of fuel from reaching it.
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.
One tell-tale sign that a chainsaw has flooded is the smell of fresh petrol near the muffler. To ascertain whether this is indeed the problem, simply disassemble the part, pull the starter cord as if you were switching on the engine, then dry it, reassemble it and try switching it on again.
Oil, dirt, and debris can block them, preventing the air from flowing into the engine. If the idle port of your chainsaw gets blocked or damaged, your chainsaw won`t stay running. Check the idle port for damage or blockage. If it`s blocked, you can clean it using alcohol, kerosene, or any solvent.
Smart Start is one of Husqvarna`s unique technology because when their chainsaws are installed with it, it means it`s extremely easy to start. No more trying to crank it until you get tired of it.
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Does not run, will start with starting fluid – Mantis 2-Cycle Tiller
You should never use starting fluid on this model.
Add a couple of ounces of 100% acetone (available at Walmart) to some fresh fuel. Attempt to start for several pulls. Let sit for several minutes and repeat until it sounds like it wants to run.
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Toro clear won't start – Toro Power Clear 621 R
Bad gas , plug ,air filter , no spark ck all need all 3 to start
Strimmer wont start plug very dry when i remove it?
Sounds like the gas is not getting to the cylinder—remove carb and disassemble–make sure all jets are clear and the float valve moves freely.
Why do I have hard time starting my ariens snowblower when cold?
Does it have a primer bulb been seeing a lot of the bulbs with cracks
Mower won’t start. Toro mower..engine won’t turn over. Cleaned sparkplug…checked air filter..weather cool. Followed instructions for cold engine…prime witrh three pushes of the bulb..wnon’t even hint at a start..
Something everyone over looks is oil. Did you check the oil? You seemed to mention everything else but. If you have a low oil switch with low oil it will not start
Tines continue to work with out touching safety or throttle. they engage as soon as I start the engine.
Remove H (high) L (low) plastic caps to allow you to further adjust the flow and you will be going. H (red) further out about 11 threads exposed and L (low) about 8 exposed; adjusting the low side will stop the tines, but remove tines before making any adjustments, thanks
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As a starting point in my shop i always use 0.30 in. For all my mowers
Snow blower wont start
Clean the fuel out and the carb , make sure you are getting spark close the choke to start then shut if off or it will foul the plug