Question about Garden

1 Answer

Tried starting my petrol mower, not used it for 3 weeks, and it won't start. it has petrol etc. could it be damp, it has been under cover but outside

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,341 Answers

First check the spark plugs if there is any spark when u try to start the engine...if there is none, then test the wiring without the spark plug and see if there is any spark...now if this does not solve then check the carb and also make sure there is petrol in it and petrol is flowing to the carb freely..If that does not solve then let us know and I will explain further as there is more complicated things that need to be checked and I cannot assist in a simple message.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Starts, but halve the power


Has the mower been tipped on its side since you used it last?
are you using fresh petrol ( less than 6 weeks old!?)
does it smoke much when running?
If you could answer these 3 questions I maybe able to help!

Jan 17, 2014 | Electric Lawn Mower

1 Answer

Petrol mower won't start


Could be any number of things, start with fresh fuel and a new spark plug, then check the flywheel key has not sheared, make sure the blade is tight, if not better it may be the valves have burnt and are now not seating.

Apr 15, 2012 | Garden

1 Answer

Why won't it start when it's damp outside?


The first thing I would look at is spark plug wires.

Feb 07, 2012 | 1994 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

The mower was putting out white smoke and then it was choking out. Now it won't turn over/ start.


There may have been too much petrol going into the engine, possibly caused by having the choke on. Ensure the choke is not engaged, and then try to start the mower again

Aug 27, 2011 | Garden

1 Answer

Flymo petrol mower starts but won't tick over.....keeps cutting out


Probably needs the carburetter cleaned out. Smell a lot of petrol? could be flooding out. Starts up but dies. No smell of excess petrol? Fuel line clogged at tank inlet, rust? Other crud? Gas gets to carb, engine starts then runs out of fuel. I dont know the flymo carb, but generally...
Start by removing the bowl under the carb, 2-3 screws. Youll need to remove the air filter box first. You should find a float tank which operates a needle valve. This can be released by popping out a pin pivot. DO NOT LOSE THE NEEDLE VALVE which will come out with it. A pointed stem which closes the fuel as the float rises. If you see a lot or just a little crud around here, that can be the problem. Clean it out with carb cleaner spraying up into the where the needle seats, also spray into every opening you see. Carefully replace the needle and float. The needle generally snaps into or is locked into the float loosely, then pin the float back in place while guiding the stem back into its hole. Replace the bowl and try to start it.
Good luck

Jun 05, 2011 | Garden

1 Answer

2001 r1 not been run for 14 months started it up not responding like it should.emptied tank n put fresh petrol in seems to respond better higher up the revs but wont tick over getting a bit ov back fire.


Try cleaning out your carb, Petrol starts to form into a jelly after 3 to 4 weeks if you dont turn the engine over. Your carb is situated under your petrol tank. Hope this helps

Jun 22, 2010 | 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1

1 Answer

Husqvarna R53SV Petrol Mower wont start. I think too much oil had been put in. I drained some out bu still wont start. Is the engine flooded? how could i start it? Thanks


Use starting fluid when it does finally start continue starting until all the oil is cleared out of the carburator you may need to repeatedly choke out the carb with the engine running to clear out the carb, do this by removing the air cleaner, start the mower on high speed rpm, and cover the air intake with your hand repeating this start/ choke/ stall procedure until it is cleared out it works, I just did this to a mower last week that had too much oil in it, the mower smoked quite a bit but eventually returned to normal

Jul 15, 2009 | Husqvarna 160 CC Honda OHC Engine 21 in

1 Answer

Why wont my suzuki bandit 250 start? it turns over but doesnt start, i changed the spark plugs last week and it started and then tried this week and doesnt start again, i took 1 plug out and it was very...


If you tried to start the engine for any length of time, the plug would be damp and smell of petrol because fuel was being drawn into the combustion chamber. Without spark to ingnite the mixture, it would cause the plug to become damp. I am assuming you fitted the correct spark plug and that it is gapped correctly.

I don't mean this to sound foolish, but I would suggest you make certain the emergency kill switch has not been accidentally switched off. Also, if you have a sidestand safety interlock that prevents the engine being started while the side stand is down, flip up the sidestand and try again to start it.

Additionally, to make sure the plug wire is securely fitted to the plug. It is possible that the inside of the plug wire cap has gathered moisture and may need to be wiped dry.

If none of the above suggestions solve the problem, remove the plug then reconnect it to the plug wire and hold it near the cylinder - but not near the plug hole in the cylinder head (fuel vapors) - while pressing the starter . You should see an obvious spark. No spark likely means the coil is faulty.

Mar 14, 2009 | 1992 Suzuki GSF 250 Bandit

1 Answer

Can i cover my outside house vents in the winter?


you should never cover any vents, they are there for a reason, to keep you safe from fumes, damp, etc.. (If talking about vents that are outside you home). If you are talking about appliance vents then you run the risk of them breaking if you cover the vents, due to overheating

Vents that are outside the home including boiler vents etc... exhume all of the carbon dioxide that is bad for you. Vents that are there to stop damp, if blocked may cause you to have a problem with damp in the future.

Jan 14, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garden Logo

Related Topics:

65 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garden Experts

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2478 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

12104 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Are you a Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...