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2 year old bolens premium snowblower won't start. Never used.

Got the machine about two years ago brand new. Started at that itme. but no snow, so did not use for 2 winters. Sat in garage, now trying to start and it would not. Put fuel stabilizer last summer but did not try to start it at that time. did the spark plug test and look good. Primer does not seem to be spraying fuel. Just heaing sound of air and not smelling any fuel when prmer is pressed 4 to 6 times..

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