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Wont start! getting gas has spark (maybe little weak) have put in fresh fuel, new spark plug , has been getting harder to start the few times i have used it.

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Suggest you check compression, if it is less than 75 psi, you may have internal wear of rings

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

  • Faheem Qureshi Sep 29, 2013

    Roland how doe one check the compression. The Mower is only 2 years old.

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