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I've a Kawsaki ride on mower - engine FJ180V - electric start - turn over won't start, have checked spark - it's ok plus fuel getting to carb bowl ok - air filter clean -any ideas on troubleshhoting welcome - thank you.

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Have you tried spraying a little carb cleaner into intake and seeing if it starts?

If it hits on carb cleaner or starting fluid you probably have a blocked main jet.

If you have air, fuel and spark and still no start check compression and timing.

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