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The engine doesn't start. I didn't use it for several years. It started and ran well for about an hour; when I shut it off, I could not restart. I have tried the obvious...new plug, putting started

I have a Briggs & Stratton 135202 engine on a tiller. I did not use the tiller for several years. Last week I started it up and ran it for about an hour or more. It worked well. I shut it off for 15 minutes or so and have been unable to restart it. I changed spark plug, tried starting fluid both in the carb and by taking out the spark plug and spraying it in. I get a spark, I can see the starting fluid burn. But, it won't even begin to start.

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  • wmrosso May 31, 2009

    Thanks a lot!

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You need to give the carburetor a good cleaning, as well as the air filter. Chances are the carb. will need a new carb. kit since it has been years since you last used it. If you need tips on how to clean the carb., just let me know.

Jim

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    Jim Parker May 31, 2009

    Thanks for the rating wmrosso. If you should have any questions about drywall finishing or patching, or know someone who does, put your questions to Tools-Building & Power-Hand Tools at FixYa.com

    Thanks Again,

    Jim


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