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The tiller (B&S engine) wouldn't start this year (ran great for 5 yrs or so). Checked for gas feed ...ok. Checked for spark ...ok. Wouldn't start. Put in new plug and relatively fresh gas. It starts, but only last for a few seconds before shutting off. What should I investigate next?
There is a small diaphram on the side of the carb that simply wears out. It's rubber coated mesh and the rubber coating breaks down and it stops pumping fuel into the carb. Sometimes you can run with the choke on partially, but it will burn 10 times the amount of fuel and cause more damage to the engine itself. I think it's about a $10.00 part.
Posted on Dec 08, 2008
I would suggest you have the carbureator rebuilt, ethonal breats down into a gum that cloggs passages in carb need to be very clean to run properly. use stabil (fuel additive) in outdoor equipment gasoline and Sea Foam is also a exelent fuel additive
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
Try checking the oil. Some of these small engines have an oil sensor that will keep it from running if it is low on oil. Sounds crazy but my buddy just went through exactly the same thing.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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