How to Test a Small Engine for Spark
If your small engine isn't starting, you'll need to diagnose many issues including the spark plug. This video walks you through the steps of how to test for a spark using a spark tester.
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Replaced carburetor parts missing and broken.
Removed air filter assembly. Removed 2 screws holding the carb, removed fuel lines (REMEMBER WHERE THEY GO),removed the old carb and bolted on the new carb. and lines. It was that easy.
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Less than 15 minutes
Entry Date:2014-11-21 08:45:26
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Machine still would not start after changing spark plug and filling with new gas
Pulled the fuel pick up hose out of gas tank with pliers and changed fuel filter, reinstalled fuel pick up hose into gas tank. topped off with gas, and after a few pushes of the primer bulb and a few pulls of the starter rope, machine fired right up