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Craftsman weedeater will not start

Turned adjustment all the way still will not start. Changed spark plug an d changed filter

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Remove the spark plug , an go in dark area, pull start , do you see sparks , or just grab the plug an pull it, does it hurt.(ground one side of hand to the metal so it don't course thorough ur body.
so you have spark or not ,
no ,then theres the answer magneto is shot.
yes, then take off the filter an give it some gass or just spray a bit in cyl as you put the plug back from testing the spark.
does it cough or run when gas is added into some port
no then the cyl is cracked or needs oiled , spray some oil an gas in the head w/spark removed, let it set .

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