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Wont start My lt2000 is a couple of years old at least 5. it has the fuel tank under the seat anyways, my problem is that when i try to start it it turns to the compression then stops, i have to keep bumping the key at the right time to get it to turn all the way over, it has gotten progressively worse. went it first started to happen it only took a couple of times and it would start, now i can't get past the compression of the motor unless i do it by hand. when i take out the spark plug i can crank it over real easy. i think it is a 18.5 briggs. can you adjust the valves on these? it is overhead valves. Thanks adam

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It sounds like the cylinder is filling up with gas,does it still do it after you take the plug out and crank it and put the plug back in and does it have any gas come out of the cylinder when you crank it?

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