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16''mountfield 3.5 Briggs and Stratton engine, backfired, died and will not start. I have cleaned spark plug and filter. Please advise. Many thanks

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Check the flywheel key. Sometimes a backfire can cause the key to break and the flywheel to lose its position on the crankshaft which will change the timing.

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