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You have spark but it will not run?

So could be fuel or compression or timing.

As a test, remove air filter and spray a short (1/2 second) burst of starter fluid directly into carburetor. Then promptly pull the recoil starter.

If it runs for a few seconds and stops, then it's a fuel issue. Likely fouled carburetor.

If it does not run then it could be flooded, low compression, or timing.

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on Aug 02, 2020

Since the impeller is mounted on the crankshaft and the crankshaft is part of the're going to have to hold the engine still while you remove it. Do this by removing the engine's spark plug...turning the engine to where the piston is down near bottom of cylynder and stick a length of clean, soft rope or cord in the cylinder. Then, when you try to take the impeller off, the piston will compress the rope into the head (not hurting anything) locking up the engine and allowing you to do the removal.

Troy-Bilt 32cc... | Answered on Jun 12, 2020

find the battery its mounted in the handlebars and youll find a port for that. if all else fails look harder roger..

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on Apr 12, 2020

clean the carb may have some water in there
shut off gas remove bolt in bottom of the carb
check for any foreign materials. (water,rust ,gelled up gas)
spray with carb cleaner put back together
change spark plug

Troy-Bilt 179cc... | Answered on Jan 03, 2020

warm up or pour hot water down chute to thaw out

Troy-Bilt 179cc... | Answered on Jan 03, 2020

The typical reason to lose oil into the filer box, is that the engine has been tipped up, this allows engine oil to travel down the breather tube and into the back of the box, the other reasons are, engine worn, or the engine breather itself is faulty.

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on Aug 06, 2019

1. Disconnect the spark plug wire at the front of the mower, siphon any excess fuel from the gas tank and verify that the oil dipstick is securely fastened to avoid oil leakage.

2. Remove the screw located on the side of the mower deck, next to the right rear tire, then tilt the mower onto its side so the air filter is facing up.

3. Unfasten the blade retention bolt. The blade retention bolt is located in the center of the blade. Slide the blade off the mower.

4 Unfasten and remove the screws holding the engine baffle to the mower deck, then remove the baffle. The baffle is the circular piece located beneath the blade.

5. Remove the screw fastening the belt cover to the mower deck. Remove the spring between the belt cover and transmission pulley, then remove the belt cover to expose the belt.

6. Adjust the belt to the desired tension by manipulating the engine and transmission pulleys. If the belt has become slack due to age, you need to replace it. To remove it, slide it off the engine pulley first, then slide it off the transmission pulley.

7. Replace the removed items in reverse order.

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on Jun 10, 2019

i suggest the carbs not clean enough. there are some very tiny passages that without any fuel stabilizers clog very easily carb replacement may be your only hope

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on May 19, 2019

put some seafoam in the fuel tank and run it 10 mins. removed plug and spray your fog in there although its not really needed.

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on Apr 15, 2019

Hi its the carb ,i had the same problem tried everything then i bought a new carb problem solved

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on Mar 05, 2019

i highly doubt there are any

Troy-Bilt Garden | Answered on Feb 26, 2019

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