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My lawn mower was working fine then it stopped and wouldnt restart theres plenty of petrol and a good spark but it wont fire up

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Lots of possibles here. I would start by removing the spark plug and checking compression. Then remove the main housing cover and by hand, slowly turn the flywheel until the magnets line up with the mag arms (coil) and check to see if your piston is all the way up in the cylinder, if not most likely your shear key (aligns flywheel to crank) is broke. Just a thought

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