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Troy Bilt Pony won't start

Replaced battery. Replaced spark plug. When turning key to start the engine cranks for a second, then seems to bog down and then nothing.

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  • g_redinger Sep 06, 2009

    Fixed the problem, had to reset the valves on the engine.

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Try taking the shroud off of the motor and and cleaning the magnets on the fly wheel. Also clean the two little prongs next to the fly wheel. You can also clean the end of the spark plug cable that hooks onto the plug. I use fine sandpaper or emery cloth.

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