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Cub cadet just dropped dead?

I have a cub cadet 4cycle string trimmer. About 5yrs old. It was running perfect when i used it yesterday, but today it wont start and has no compression.i checked the valve clearance and its fine. Pulled plug, put thumb in hole and not one ounce of compression. Any ideas?

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Like a car engine broken rod--piston ring--wrist pin --blown gaskets

Posted on May 18, 2017

Testimonial: "Rod not broken, piston goes up and down. No blown head gasket, cylinder and head one piece. Also, no comptrssion leaking into crank case. I'm betting it's a valve issue. I have the skills to repair, but parts cost twice the new price of the trimmer."

  • john h May 19, 2017

    your question was based on any ideas on why no compression --well those are reasons other then valve which you stated valve clearance was good --if you asked for a comparison on replacement verses repair --replacement will win like you stated parts pricey



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