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24 HP Craftsman tractor turns over but will not start

I changed the plugs out then found out they were wrong so put the old ones back. Checked the air cleaner and washed out the foam cleaner. I was able to get it started when I primed it. But it won't start without first priming it. I see gas in the fuel filter. Okay I am not a mechanic I need some direction. Please?

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  • flutemaker Feb 05, 2009

    I checked the choke and cable is working from choke pull to carb. Seems smooth and when It is running the choke did assist until warm. So without removing the entire housing to visually look at the choke I think it is okay. Thanks for the input. Once this is solved I have a part two. That will keep for now, just want my rider to start without priming.

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Check the choke to see if it closes

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  • timmie324 Feb 05, 2009

    did you you try to run some carb cleaner throuht it if it sat all winter long you might have some gunk in the jets

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