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Tiller been sitting several yrs; won't start.Cleared gas line.Won't fire.What to do?

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The problem is likely in either the carburetor (needs rebuild kit) or the fuel lines (deteriorated).

Rebuild kit: available directly through Mantis or through a number of sources including ebay. This is a relatively inexpensive and can be a DIY project. Cost around $15.

Fuel lines: become cracked and allows air to get into the system. Check closely (especially within the carburetor where line attaches to the fuel filter pickup). Again, an inexpensive project in which parts can be alternatively picked up at some of the bigbox stores such as Lowes Hardware (in the trimmer section).

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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