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** Help Starting **Yard Machine 21inches 139cc

I pull the cord and the choke is out, however the lawnmower will not start, idle or do anything. We changed the old gas, and put fresh gasoline in the tank, same result.

Can you help us???

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  • amiseybold Nov 10, 2008

    THANK YOU for taking the time to respond on a Sunday afternoon. We really appreciate your help! I gave you a rating of Fix Ya, the best rating.

    Sincerely,

    Mark and Ami

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Pull Cord Handle wont pull out properly to start when I try to pull it feels stuck in the machine

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Amiseybold;

First check for spark. Remove the spark plug. Leave the spark wire connected. Hold the plug against the metal of the mower engine so you have a ground and can see the gap of the electrode where the spark jumps across. Have someone pull the starter cord and verify that you have a spark. Hold it by the threads of the plug so you don't get a little spark jolt yourself.

go to an auto parts store and get a can of starter spray (it's actually ether), Remove the lawnmower spark plug and spray a little ether in the plug hole. Put the plug back and tighten it and see if it starts.
It will probably start, run for 5 or 10 seconds and then die. Repeat this procedure once or twice again and eventually it will start to draw gas from the lawnmower tank.

A seasonal tip. when you put the mower up for the winter, **** the remaining gas out of the tank, start the engine and let it run until it uses up the gas in the carburetor. This will make iot much easier to start in the spring

Hope this helps Good Luck Loringh PS Please give me a rating

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