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Homelite Bacpacker blower won't crank.

Model no.UT 08017 K. Oil accummulates around the carb area. I cleaned this area an d installed new plug. Still will not crank. Suggestions/

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Does it try to fire or nothing what i suggest is check the spark arrestor in the muffler it looks like a little screen when you remove it you should be able to see through it if not it needs to be cleaned and the only way that i found that works is to burn it out with a propane torch if thats not the case then let me know

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