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Brigs Stratton engine stops at first compression point, when attempting to start. Has a new battery. Turning back manually and trying to resart, gets same results. help

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If an older briggs engine say 8-15 hp

electric start may have sheared the flywheel key a fraction and put timing out
valve seats may have come loose and jammed a valve
or con rod come adrift
pop the head of the motor off and inspect

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