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So I purchased my first snow blower a few months ago and didn't want to spend a lot on it. Long story short, I bought it from an older guy and motor was cold when i got there. he primed it a few times and it started right up. I bring it home, it sits in my garage for a few months and now won't start up. Only thing I did was added an additive (same one that worked wonders for my lawn mower) and fresh gas. It's an AirCap Snow Champ 8450 with a 5hp Tecumseh motor. Getting any info on these things is near impossible for me, I'd like to start with the cheapest fix which would be a spark plug. Any one think it could be different?

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So I purchased my first snow blower a few months ago and didn't want to spend a lot on it. Long story short, I bought it from an older guy and motor was cold when i got there. he primed it a few times and it started right up. I bring it home, it sits in my garage for a few months and now won't start up. Only thing I did was added an additive (same one that worked wonders for my lawn mower) and fresh gas. It's an AirCap Snow Champ 8450 with a 5hp Tecumseh motor. Getting any info on these things is near impossible for me, I'd like to start with the cheapest fix which would be a spark plug. Any one think it could be different?

Thanks in advance
Sounds like the carb is all gummed up.
 

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Check for spark before anything. Pull themplig and thne reattach the plug wire and ground the plug.Turn control on and pull the rope and see if it has spark. More than likely it will and yournproblem is just s PS93 said.:white^_^arial^_^0^_
 

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Yeah, today I took on the job. Gave it a new spark plug, fresh oil, fresh 93 octane gas, new fuel line, cleaned the gas tank, and cleaned the carb/jet etc. Still won't turn over. Not sure what the issue is with this thing
 

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Did you actually check for spark? Pull the plug and plug the wire back onto the end and ground the plug to something metal, and pull the pull cord. Check for spark. If you have spark, it has to be a fuel issue.
 
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