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Rover lawn mower is not working

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I have inherited a Rover Thoroughbred two stroke lawn mower and would like to get it up and running. It hasn't been used in over six years and doesn't turn over and I'd like your trouble-shooting advice on how to resurrect this old beast.

Thanks in advance.

Michael

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Make sure you get a spark, Clean the gas tank, maybe even go as far as cleaning the carb, make sure everything is like new and start it up.

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