motor shaft won't turn


Old 07-09-07, 12:26 PM
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motor shaft won't turn

I was using my Ariens push mower yesterday until it died. Now the motor shaft will not turn. Can anyone provide some insight as to what may be wrong? Thanks!

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Old 07-09-07, 12:38 PM
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Is the engine full of motor oil???
Old 07-09-07, 07:40 PM
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or is their a lot of gas on top of the piston?? Try taking out the spark plug and see if it will turn over.
Old 07-10-07, 02:47 AM
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Are you able to pull the engine over with the rewind starter? Or, is it locked up?

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