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MTD yard machine won't start, no spark


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06-05-05, 10:36 AM   #1  
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MTD yard machine won't start, no spark

Hi all,
I got a 1.5 yrs old lawn mower, been used 5-6 times only, fresh gas, oil full, air cleaner ok, bought new spark plug, I had it running about 3 weeks ago and now it won't start. A friend of mine at work checked it and found out there is no spark but you can smell gas on the spark plug.
Any ideas? Please help. Thx.

Jon

 
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06-05-05, 11:05 AM   #2  
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06-06-05, 11:51 PM   #3  
Hello Jon!

Does it have spark with a new dry plug? How many times are you priming it?


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06-10-05, 05:14 PM   #4  
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Hi Cheese,

I couldn't wait so I brought it out for repair, they had to change the magneto and I was surprised it was still under warranty ) so I didn't have to pay for it.

Thx anyways.

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06-12-05, 02:52 AM   #5  
nice surprise, huh? Thanks for the update!


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