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B&S engine on Craftsman pressure washer question

Does B&S engine on Craftsman Pressure Washer Mod. 580-767100 have a fuel mixture adjustment? Mine seems to be running too lean and has to be partially choked to run under load.
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Red face marbobj: Sry, forgot to mention that I had...

marbobj:
Sry, forgot to mention that I had turned the mower to a position that the plug was UP, poured a reasonable amount of Marvel Mystery Oil into the combustion chamber and let that sit for a...
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Question Update

Want to thank all who helped me with this problem and let you know the outcome.
If I'm right, the final "fix" will come when the weather is warm enough to work outside comfortably, but after...
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Unhappy OK, I left it overnite Jan. 26, went out next...

OK, I left it overnite Jan. 26, went out next day, primed and pulled one time for successful start, let it run 10-15 mins. and put it back in garage. So, I let it sit two onites, went out this...
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Smile Thanks again, guys! I made a tool to compress...

Thanks again, guys! I made a tool to compress the spring and used a broken wrench with a slight bend on the broken end that fit through the plug hole and was able to wedge it in on top of the...
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Engine won't start: starter rope feels like NO compression

marbobj:
Thanks for your advice and sorry I haven't replied sooner. You were exactly right on...keeper was unlocked and spring, of course, was loose. I haven't gotten it fixed yet, 'cause I'm...
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Engine won't start: starter rope feels like NO compression

Hey, guys:

Used the mower all day after I got it going. Parked it for about three weeks and same trouble. I just got around to looking at it again today, squirted oil in cylinder again and after a...
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Engine won't start: starter rope feels like NO compression

Thanks for replies from Pulpo, BoudreaxEunice and 31YTech.

Pulpo's suggestion (the simplest, thankfully) did the trick. At first, after pulling several times, compression was not restored, so I...
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Engine won't start: starter rope feels like NO compression

Craftsman push mower, Mod.#917.388300; Techumseh 6hp engine, Mod.#143996004

Mower ran fine about 10 days ago when I parked it in garage. When I tried it again, it started and ran for only seconds...
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