Craftsman 8.5/26" snow blower won't start


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Old 01-30-12, 02:57 PM
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Smile Craftsman 8.5/26" snow blower won't start

I bought used craftsman model 536886190 last summer. It was working then,but never blow snow with it. I emptied the gas tank, and stored it. Now i filled the gas thank with old gas i had stored, and won't start. I changed the spark plug, but did't help. What should i try?
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Old 01-30-12, 04:12 PM
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The first thing to do is start over, remove the old gas, drain the carb and get new gas. Have a good one. Geo
 
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Old 01-31-12, 07:35 AM
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ok. I will give it a try...Thanks!
 
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Old 02-02-12, 07:56 AM
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I put a fresh Gas, but didnít start. Then I removed the spark plug, and pure a little gas into it, put the plug back in. When I tried it started briefly and stopped.
 
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Old 02-02-12, 09:07 AM
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The bowl nut (main jet) is probably clogged, it is usually the tiny hole near the top threads that is the problem, it is almost invisible on some models, I clean it with the wire from a twist tie, refer to the pic below for reference only as there are several types. Have a good one. Geo

 
 

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