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I have tried to start it with the 110 volt starter and the pull rope too. I just will not fire with or without choke and priming, has new gas with proper oil mix 50:1 it started good in November what could be the cause
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This problem has been solved! I took the covers off the machine, removed the starter and eventually replaced the drive. Apparently the drive parts were put on back ordered and took about 4 weeks to get the drive set. One thing I suggest if anyone does this is to look at the fly wheel to insure it's in good working order. The dealer I worked with said often that is chewed up (the teeth on the fly wheel) and leads to a bigger headache. Fortunately mine was just fine. The machine now works likes like new as I put in a new spark plug as well!
Posted on Mar 24, 2009
SOURCE: Featherlite will not start
first never let any one browe your tools or your wife thay could break eather of them noe get a small screwdriver find the air adjutment screw on carb turn it in count the turns till it stops then pull it out by turning it counter clock wise dont louse any spring that might be there its out get carburator chock cleaner use the little tube put it in hole were the screw lived at and let it have a good blast or 2take out spark plug and pullthr start rope 10 or 15 times put plug back put air screw back 1 3/4 out from bouttom i think if you had dif number try it first if that dont fix it you may need to take carburator off take it apart and clean there is two gas lines that go to tank if one of the lines has a filter on it inside the tank if thay get water in there threeeere pluged up might get new one there fun to get out of tank or take to shop if you dont have all the tools or homedepo and buy good luck
Posted on Apr 09, 2009
SOURCE: Oil causing a problem?
Sound as if you have too much oil in the machine. Anytime you see white or lite gray smoke it is a sign of too much oil. Before you go through the routine of cleaning the oil out of every nook and cranny, try unscrewing the spark plug and clean it with a soft rag. It would have oil on it preventing the machine from starting. If this does work and there isn't a lot of oil in the gas tank now, just continue running the engine until the smoke clears. It won't hurt anything. But if cleaning the plug doesn't help you will have to empty all gas and oil from the gas tank, refill with new gas, squirt a little gum out carb cleaner in your carb to remove any oil there (this can be done when you try to restart the engine). Remember, when you are mowing grass if you are mowing on a hill) of any knd, make sure to turn the mower so the gas tank is on a higher level than the oil.
Posted on Jun 19, 2009
SOURCE: Mighty Lite Blower won't start
Check the fuel lines for cracks/breaks. If they are o.k., then:
You willneed to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb.cleaner.Makesure the small screen is free of debris. (Should be able to see daylightthrough it.)
Use a Den Tek Brush, (http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=165357&catid=1152),to clean the small portals in carb. These portals can become blocked. Reassemble and start.
If the carb. parts are more than 4 years old, you may have to replace them.
If you need further assistance on:
1. Fuel line replacement or
2. Carburetor kit replacement
Just let me know.
Posted on Nov 27, 2009
Next step would be to check the ignition module(coil),I have a lawnmower that uses the same 2 cycle engine. Check coil for spark by removing the spark plug from the block then connect the insulator side of the sparkplug back to the coil then ground the plug by touching the threaded side to the block away from the sparkplug hole while turning the engine over. Should see a spark, if not you'll need a new coil,not hard to replace. calls for Briggs & Stratton #80-1268 you can also use a Toro/Lawnboy coil #99-2911 or #99-2916 or #684049.
Posted on Feb 02, 2011
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