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New regular gas with ethanol, new spark plug, new filter, it won't start manually, like it's not getting a spark or gas. Why?

My neighbor is an electrician, he says everything is working great, just won't start when pull cord, says it's like it has maybe an on/off switch or not getting a spark or gas to it.

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When you take the fuel bowl off to clean also clean the fuel jet as well as it could be plugged as well.

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Not sure but fairly certain you don't put ethanol in a mower. Most are not designed for ethanol. Some mowers do have a fuse that can go out. Could even be a safety feature malfunctioning if no spark at all. You could try taking bowl off carberator to see if it is full of gas. Needle might be stuck.

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