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It will not start, it is filled with gas/oil, i just replaced the spark plug and i cleaned the filter

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it only means your spark plug is covered in oil. I do not expect any damage. try and remove and clean spark plug maybe use some gas to wash the excess off. maybe put a small drop of gas into the spark plug hole and replace. this may help start the engine. what you need to do this flush out all the oil so that the correct mix can get in. Also ensure no oil has got into the air filter ensure that is clearn before trying to start it again.


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Pressure washer takes oil in two places:
Pump oil is 20-30 weight SAE non detergent and comes half way up/ do not fill more than 1/2 way
Engine oil is 10W30 and comes half way up dip stick
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We pull off air filter so we have direct access to carburetor
Spray WD-40 into carburetor while starting
The engine will fire on the WD-40

You can keep spraying WD-40 into carburetor to keep engine running while moving choke to see if engine will run on it's own
Squeeze gun trigger so water comes out gun and pump pressure doesn't stop engine

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If coil is bad you get no spark > and coil needs needs replacement
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Put spark wire back on plug
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Check exhaust
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Make sure it is clean of carbon build-up > Use WD-40

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Unit will not start Control handle is not engaged Engage control handle spacer.gif spacer.gif
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
Engine flooded Wait to restart, do not prime spacer.gif spacer.gif
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