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Yesterday it was starting no problem, i was low on gas but the orange light was not on. Today it won't start. I have added gas, I think it might the gas filter or something electrical??. I can hear the pump run when I put the switch on. Where is the gas filter on this thing? the fuel filter is underneath down by the tank!!! you may have vapor lock the fuel system!!! under the hood in the fuel line you will find a shreader valve (like on the tire) somthing and push that in too see if your getting fuel!!!! Should I do that while cranking the motor, because now with the ignition on I get nothing??!!

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I'm having a difficult time understanding what you are saying...It almost looks like someone's answer got mixed with your question. I would check the filter though...even if it turns out to not be the problem likely it has not been serviced (often overlooked) so you will not waste money doing this.
Fuel systems are pressurized and I have yet to see one vapor lock. If you can no longer crank the engine, you may have discharged the battery while trying to start it. Charge the battery or any testing of electronics will be invalid.
Good luck, I hope Ive helped somewhat!

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