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My lawn mower cranks but wont start I have changed spark plug and cleaned filter someone suggested I clean magnets where are they located and will this help This is a murray 4.5 briggs and stratton

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The magnets are fitted in the flywheel under the pullstart engine cover but i dont think thats your problem. It sounds more like fuel trouble. Remove and clean out the carb. and maybe renew the diaphram.

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Spark plug wire is disconnected Connect spark plug wire spacer.gif spacer.gif
Fuel tank empty or stale fuel Replace with clean, fresh gas spacer.gif spacer.gif
Blocked fuel line Clean fuel line spacer.gif spacer.gif
Faulty spark plug Replace, clean, or adjust gap spacer.gif spacer.gif
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