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17 hp poulan mower 42" deck wont start

For second time in two years first time we adjusted the valves and the mower started this time this is not solving the problem has new starter, new battery any ideas on where to start!!!!!! Help!!!!!

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  • grimreaper_0 Jul 20, 2009

    can not do a compression check because it will not spin the motor it will turn by hand though

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Recheck the valve lash sometimes they are set too tight. Do a compression test if the valve are set ok. If it indicated lower than 80 psi it may be a burn out valve.

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