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Weedeater will not start. was running, shut it off and then will not crank. I have checked all the obvious(spark plug and wire, has good fire, fuel filter and lines,took apart carb and cleaned good) still will not crank. I think i may not be getting gas through carb but why and how do i check

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Pull the spark plug after pushing the primer bulb and cranking a few times...if the plug is "wet" (indicating fuel is present in the cylinder) then the next step will be checking the compression...compression should read above 90psi (preferrably 100-125psi)...if compression is below 90psi, the most likely culprit will be a stuck piston ring.

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