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Lawnboy320E no start

Hey all i have a 320e that cranks but wont start. It has a spark....smells of gas on the plug, so im wondering if its some how the carb. If so how do i go about getting access to the carb-looks like the top housing has to come off but how to do so. Help! tyvm in advance ....
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How fresh is the fuel? It might be flooded - try using less choke and no prime and see what happens. Have you drianed or cleaned it up at all? Check this out:



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Hey bobcat, the fuel is new as is the sparkplug. I ended up having to dump as much of the old gas away as i could. I did also play with the choke in off position also. How would i access the carb on this machine.Do not know how to remove the top cover, or is there another way/?.Tryed looking on youtube fr a video, but got nothing.
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the back cover has to be removed to get to the carb mike

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Everyone should have a can of starting fluid on hand. If your dead engine won't "pop" using this, you know it's an ignition problem. If it "pops" but wont run, it's a fuel problem.
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yeah - if it won't pop with ether you know you have no spark. If it pops but wont' stay - it's not getting fuel. I would suspect the needle/float is stuck and hung up. If it had nasty ol fuel in there at all - it will need a good cleaning and make sure the needle and float are working.



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Everyone should have a can of starting fluid on hand. If your dead engine won't "pop" using this, you know it's an ignition problem. If it "pops" but wont run, it's a fuel problem.
Never a good idea to use starting fluid on a two cycle motor. Its the same as running it on gas only with no oil in the fuel mix. Use a correct gas/oil mix for testing to not cause unnecessary wear by running rings, cylinder walls, bearings dry without lube.
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