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Won't prime, the only way i start it is to remove spark plug and put fuel in cyl. I have replaced the primer bulb and line, and the fuel mixture is correct, My next step was to buy a new carb?

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Try to keep it running on wd-40 after you get it started and sometimes it will clean-out the carbs varnish blockage,if not remove and clean or replace the carb

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Priming the engine(put some gas in the sparkplug hole ,after you have checked the sparkplug,the colour of the spark has to be violet).Start the engine.If it starts there is a carburation problem,change the fuel lines to primer bulb.

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