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Mower is 2 months old. First time I used it it started right up. Now, I have to go throuhg all kinds of gyrations to get the thing to fire up (having to move the mower around, push the handle up and down, almost like it is trying to 'slosh' the gas around before I can get it to go. I have spent 10 minutes trying to get it to start.

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I can think of a couple senarios, all a pain for you. At 2 mos. old take it back and get another one.

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