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Lawnmower starts when I manually add fuel added into combustion chamber - healthy spark -but feels as if fuel not being pumped -

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SOURCE: S10 won't start after it rains. Replaced fuel

Dump the gas in the fuel tank

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your carbeurator is gummed up. a common problem after the lack of use in the winter season. Since you havve a new plug you are partway home. Empty out any old fuel and put in new fuel which you buy now at the gas station. Then buy a can of carbeurator cleaner. Remove the air filter. Look and see if it is dirty, if it is replace it also. Spray two short ssquirts of carbeurator cleaner into the air intake opening exposed while the air filter is removed.

Pull the cord and try to start the engine. Even if it won't start you will be drawing the cleaner into the carb. so it can start to dissolve the problem gummy deposits. Wait half hour and repeat the spray and the attempt to start. If this fails after four attempts you will probably have to remove the carb. and soak it in carb. cleaner for three hours to dissolve the gum.

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SOURCE: My Mower won't stay started after it uses the gas that has been pushing into the mower via the primer bulb

either the magneto or the governor is damaged check them

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SOURCE: I have a bolens 4.5HP push mower that wont start

Is the spark plug firing? If it is, gently remove the bowl from the carburator and see if you have any beads of water. I kinda suspect you do... dry off everything with a clean cloth or paper towel. You might even want to drain the gas and dry out the gas tank to insure no more moisture is in the gas system.
Hopefully this is all that's wrong...
Hope this helps. Good luck!

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if it tries to start, i.e. it is catching check the level of fuel into the combustion chamber and the power of the spark.
If you crank over several times on a fully charged battery, remove one of the spark pluvs if it is a petrol/gas engine, and check the spark plug tip, it should be moist with gas/petrol or at the very least, smell stronly of it.
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Does the engine turn over?. The pto switch you mentioned is this the POWER TAKE OFF switch? In other words starts the deck? If so, it must be off when starting the mower. Any internal combustion motor needs fuel and spark. If it cranks over check for a spark. If no spark determine if it has points or breakerless ignition. Also check magneto coil. If you have spark then, be sure fuel is getting to the carb. With today's gasoline, you can't let it sit in the tank long without adding an additive. If the PTO switch you described, is blowing a fuse, then it cold be a bad coil on the clutch. You can disconnect this coil to see if it stops blowing the fuse. you didn't mention if it is a Kohler or BS engine. Try this link:

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