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My cc 760 ES won't start

I've got gas flow and a good spark. It turns over good but don't even try to start.

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SOURCE: the mower has spark and good gas flow to the carb

Sounds to me like you have water in your carburator bowl , or your needle valve is stuck in it's seat. Shut off your fuel tank to carburator, remove the carburator bowl with container underneath, careful of the gasket, and see what comes out. If needle is stuck up into carburator gently pull down.
Also check the container for water. This could be one, or both of your problems. Clean parts , replace , and it might be a good idea to drain your fuel tank you may have some water in there. Start with fresh gas. GOOD LUCK.

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Are you really sure it's getting gas. Is the Plug wet after trying to start?
Did you clean the Jets not just clean out the bowl?

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