Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: New Lenox, Il
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Try moving the flywheel by hand, one revolution ( with the ignition off for safety) and try starting it with the key switch. Does it make a revolution or two before stopping?
If it did rotate a few times and stopped, then quite possibly you need a valve adjustment. If it did not rotate, you may have a weak starter or low voltage to the starter. If you have a volt meter, see what the voltage is at the starter terminal when trying to crank the motor.
Will the motor turn quickly with the spark plug removed?
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