Honda Lawn Mower starts after 5 minutes

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Old 07-22-13, 05:29 PM
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Honda Lawn Mower starts after 5 minutes

Mower doesn't start right away-if I wait about 5 minutes, then it will start. I am mowing weeds and dirt so I am guessing it is dirty inside. My friend has offered to spray the carburetor. Your thoughts are greatly appreciated. Model No. HRS216K3PDA
 
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Old 07-22-13, 06:56 PM
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Carburetor may need rebuilding not just something sprayed into it.
Have you at least changed the air filter an spark plug? When the last time the oil was changed.
 
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Old 07-22-13, 07:15 PM
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If you wait 5 minutes from when? From the time you shut it off? Or from first attempt to start it? I don't see how it matters when the oil was changed last, but the air filter could have an effect on the problem.
 
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