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Mower I have a Gravely mower, an old one. It ran good in the spring and summer of 07 , but in the winter 07 to 08 it would not run. I have a snowblower attachment for it and wanted to use it. I had to shovel that winter. I took it to a small engine repair shop and had the carburetor adjusted and cleaned, new plug, battery, a whole tune up. In the spring and summer it ran good, but in the winter, 08-09, again it would not start. The starter turns, but won't turn over. I put in a new plug, clean gas. It has spark to the plug and is getting gas, still no start. I would like help, we are to get more snow and would really like to snow blow, rarher than shovel. John PS It would not take the name Gravely, so I put in Toro, it is a Gravely 5660, Model # KE301S

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  • Al Perry May 11, 2010

    Is the choke plate closing when you put the choke on?



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If it sat for some time without running aslittle as 30 day the fuel is probly stale and needs to be drained and the carb cleaned and possibly a new spark plug

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