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Tiller ran great then backfired through exhaust and stoppped. the tiller will not start, lots of gas and spark, what should be done ?

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did it run out of gas when you added gas it could be that the fuel line has plugged up with something from the bottom of the tank take the fuel line off and try blowing threw it and take a air hose and blow out the carb and carb cleaner

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