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Poulan Pro 42". Won't start. Has another new battery.Have been jump starting & now that won't work.Smoke comes out of cylinder on right side of engine..smells really bad. (Engine struggles to even turn over) Cindy

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    Kevin, Did you get the f/u email? cindy



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Hi Cindy,
I will try to assist you with this. remove the spark plug and ground the plug out on some bare metal. then crank the engine over and see if there is spark. if there is then ( and I suspect that there is) you will need to disassemble the carb. remove and clean the jets in the carb look at the main jet and make sure that the cross passages are clear also. once the carb is clean reinstall itand it should run fine at that point.

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    Legin Varghese Jun 16, 2009

    Which email are you talking about?




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