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Troy bolt self propelled 675 series I changed spark plug oil and new gas it was working great n just stop won't turn on again. When I pull cord sounds like it wants to start but doesn't. I have clean air filter as well

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Try putting in the old spark plug. new arts may be defective

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Rust on the Flywheel and Magneto wire brush off., Pluged Fuel Filter or Bad Gas.

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SOURCE: Honda, self propelled lawn mover. GVC 160. Used

Could be Flywheel Key, Coil and Do buy a New Spark Plug. Make sure Head bolts are tight.

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SOURCE: Troybilt self-propelled mower - model 556 won't start

pipe from carb to engine broken. couldn't tell until covers & fuel tank removed. also part of deck holding engine came apart on mine. due to excessive vibration???

Posted on Mar 16, 2010

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Your carbs main jet is blocked most likely.

Take the carb bowl off and look at the bolt near the top of the threads.
You should see a very very small hole. If you can see through it you need to clean it with a fine strand of metal wire.

Also work the float up and down to make sure it isnt stuck or unable to flow when the float hangs free.

Put it back together and try it out!

Good luck and be careful!

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My name is Dane and I am going to try to help you solve your problem.

I believe that you have clogged jets/passages inside of your carburetor. This can happen when an engine gets little use, allowing the fuel in the system to get old and begin breaking down. If fuel is left in a Carb for more than a year, it can eventually turn into a jelly like consistency, and clog the fuel system. What I believe is happening in your case is that the float needle inside the Carb is not allowing gas to enter the carb fast enough to keep up with demand. That's why it will run for 10 minutes and then shut down. After it sits for a while, the float bowl slowly fills back up and it will run for 10 more minutes.

Now for the bad news. This is an extremely difficult carb to work on. It is all I can do to get these Carbs off an engine and back on again to clean them. They are tough because you have a big air filter housing and 2 long bolts with gaskets and then the carb itself and spacers, that you have to hold together as a unit and start the bolts holding the carb to the engine. If you are a good enough mechanic to do this, you will already know how to do it. If not, I honestly suggest you take it to a shop and let them clean it for you. A new Carb isn't all that expensive, so you may want to consider just letting them replace it instead of cleaning.

I hope I've helped. If you found this information useful, please leave feedback as deserved. Thank you! Dane

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