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I have a toro snowblower. Pull start and oil/gas mix. It was running fine then I ran out of gas, refilled and have not been able to get it started since. I don't know if my solution was too rich with oil but I emptied the gas and refilled and made sure not to put too much oil in the mix. Still no luck. It cranks but won't catch. It is about 1 1/2 years old. Any ideas or quick ways to get it to ''catch?'' Is there any kind of spray I can buy that will help get it started again? Tks

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The carburetor probably sucked up junk from inside the gas tank. Never run the tank dry. Take the bowl off the carburetor and clean out the Jets.

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does it have spark? did you replace the plug?

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it's doubtful that bad gas caused this, it sounds like the cord was back-lashed and partially came off the recoil pulley. Remove the recoil cover and ensure the cord is all on the pulley, make sure the rewind mechanism works smoothly before re-installing.

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