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Hello sir, mower will not start or run, does it have good spark,good compression,or only runs on full choke,engine surges up and down, are you getting fuel to the engine if not try this, your carb. is clogged up here is what you can do for a simple repair and other things if you want to, you will need a new air filter,spark plug, oil, if you want to a new blade also ,sears has a mini tune up kit that you can buy. now for the carb, empty fuel tank, place mower on side to where carb is facing up place a rag under carb to catch excess fuel,remove the bowl nut and bowl careful of the gaskets,now spray carb cleaner in the small port holes in the carb steam in the middle of the carb until clean,now spray the bowl nut holes until clean there are three,after cleaning put bowl on the same way you removed it with dip towards front of float,put bowl nut in, now while you have mower on side drain the oil remove filler cap to drain,put pan under spout,mower holds 21 o/z of 30 wt oil,you can remove blade to get sharpened or put new one on,to remove blade put a pair of vice grips on the body where the blade can stop and not turn it is usually a 9/16 or 1/2 socket, put blade on add oil,add new and fresh gas,you should be good to go,hope this helps,what i am telling you here is what i would do if it was here in the shop,any comments welcome,thank you.
Posted on Feb 20, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If there is a place for motor oil on the engine, its a 4 stroke, and use 10w-30. If not, use a 40:1 mixture (gas to 2-stroke oil ratio). Not a stupid question... only stupid if you didn't ask, and did the wrong thing without asking first! Hope this helps!
Posted on Oct 20, 2011
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