Question about Garden
For an answer specific to your machine we need Make/Model/Year/Engine Model/Transmission Model/Deck Size, and hours on meter if you have one.A short description of the events preceding the beginning of the problem is also helpful.
Tracking down fuel problems.
Do yourself a favor, leave the gas cap off and turn the outlet air on your compressor down below 20 psi. If the tank is nearly full you will blow gas out of the tank.Do this outside if possible; at the very least you need a well ventilated area. After blowing air from the air filter back to the tank, you may have to reverse the process and pressurize the tank to get the fuel started.I place my hand over the open tank and hold the air hose between the joint of my thumb and forefinger to seal the tank, and then squeeze the trigger.Once you have a good fuel flow out the line to the filter, put on a FRESH FILTER. Try cranking the engine. If it still does not start move on to the fuel pump and carburetor
NOTE: Connect a volt meter across the two battery posts. If battery voltage drops below 9 volts when cranking or while the engine is running, the fuel cut off solenoid will not function. That means the engine will not start or will die soon after starting. So check your battery voltage before, during, and after cranking. If the battery voltage is good before but drops below 9 volts while cranking this is generally a sign the battery has one or more bad cells. Replace the battery. If the battery is in fact good, and the voltage is still dropping, you may have a bad starter motor which is drawing too much amperage.
If you find this fuel checkup does not solve the problem, repost your question with updated info and I will walk you through the next step.Tracking down a spark problem; yes, your problem could involve the coil. (Not as likely as fuel)
Small Engine Repair Checking Vacuum Fuel Pump Fuel System on Kohler Twin...
Posted on Mar 29, 2015
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 04, 2017 | 1995 Ford Aerostar
May 03, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks
Feb 08, 2015 | 2004 Buick Rendezvous
Aug 08, 2011 | 1995 Mercury Villager
Feb 12, 2011 | 2000 GMC Sierra
Nov 12, 2010 | 1997 Mercury Cougar XR7
Jul 11, 2010 | 2005 GMC Envoy Xl
Jun 25, 2009 | 1994 Mazda 2WD B Series Pickup
Jun 17, 2009 | Ford Econoline Cars & Trucks
Apr 28, 2009 | 1995 Ford Aerostar
95 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: