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Mtd snow blower no start

My small mtd snow blower was bought new in March, used little, now does not start. Emptied tank and carb bowl, no difference. no fuel can be seen when spark plug is removed and primer bulb is pushed. also spark pkug is dry. Please help!

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Thanks for trying - seems ta have been fuel blockage. Ended up adding starter spray directly into cylinder - now it runs!!!! :-)

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Check the ignition.Check the compression(remove the spark plug and ground the plug wire on the engine,seal off the plug hole with your thumb,operate the starter,if thecompression preasure blows your thumb off the hole the compression is adequate for the engine to run.Be careful not to touch the plug wire as this is done.Try to start the engine and see what is happening.Please let me know!

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also -- are you getting spark ?
if you are still having troubles - please feel free to write me back here and I will do my best to walk you thru the steps needed to fix.


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