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08 brute force 750 efi drowned out now wont start

It stalled got exhaust out of water triad to start it twice it spit water out but wouldnt start pulled it to house checked it gots spark and gas still wont start. took it to dealership and they say it has 35 lbs of compression and it needs 45 lbs to start.they said it might be a stretched chain in the engine and its gonna cost 800 to 1500 dollars to fix has anyone had this problem happen to them

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First things first,If this happened in the last few days,It may still not be dried out and a wet stator will still spark but won't allow starting,due to sparking at the wrong time.(If you have a leaf blower or air compressor with a blow nozzle,You can use to blow the connectors and engine area to dry it out)

  1. Make sure you get all the water out of the breather box.(and remove the filter and leave it out for now)
  2. make sure you don't have water in the oil.
  3. Remove the bolt on the bottom of the muffler.(about 2'' from the rear of the exhaust)
  4. Pull the plugs and turn the motor over with start button for about 30 seconds.
  5. Blow the plugs to dry around the electrode.
  6. reinstall plugs.
  7. Dry filter and re oil it.
  8. start it up.(if it starts,let it run for about 5 minutes and shut it off)
  9. reinstall the plug in the exhaust and the air filter.
If it still won't start,post back.

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