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Trouble starting old Mantis tiller 9012 - don't have a manuel -

We were given a Mantis tiller - old model - we have no manuel. Need starting procedure and possibly spark plug gap info.

Friends started it with spray starting fluid - we hope to get it going without using that.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Judy

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Mantis has the owners manuals in pdf format available for download on its website. The tillers are here (I hope the link to the tiller group works...if not, just go to the main site and look for "owners manuals" link.

Also, you can call a number and get a representative who usually can help at the numbers listed there, find authorized service people if its not something you can do yourself, order parts and find detailed schematics in the owners manuals. My dog actually ate mine. LOL. But they are free, the owners manuals, unlike other places that charge you for them like they were a "part".

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