Question about Yard Machines Tecumseh 148cc Front Tine Tiller #21a 251e000

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My yard machine sat in the garage for the winter. I dumped the old gas and replace with new. I checked the plug and tried to start. it started a few seconds and died. the primer pump diesnt feel like it does anything. I attempted to start the machine and it seems like it is about to start but doesnt. what should i do

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You may need to perform a rebuild or possibly a good cleaning on the carb. any questions on it feel free to ask

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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Your fuel tank and carb need to be removed, both cleaned and replace pump diaphragm between carb and tank. If you want to do it yourself, let me know and I;ll tell you how. Not a difficult job. Dwain

Posted on May 26, 2009

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sounds like you may need a new solenoid switch or starter switch I would check them frist hope that helps

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Yard Machines rototiller front tine- having problems starting

Sounds like you are either losing your "prime" or your carb needs either, cleaning, rebuilding with a kit. Probably a cleaning will do it. Watch U Tube there are wonderful people who film the whole process from tear down, to replacement. Com'on! Get into it its easy and it don't take long. Then you'll always know how to do it!

Posted on May 06, 2010

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clean the main jet and check the pickup tube if this carb is a tank mounted side draft carb.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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