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bigdaddy8852May 13, 2014

Have a Briggs and Stratton 15hp ohv. Had a hard start condition researched the forum here and found that valves need to be adjusted. Opened the valve cover and sure enough both rockers were extremely loose . Adjusted intake to .004 and exhaust to .006 now engine back fires thru exhaust and will not start tried adjusting valves back to original positions and still no start I am at a loss

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bill_kapaun

Not that it should matter "that much", did you adjust the valves with the piston 1/4" ATDC?

    Bookmark   May 13, 2014 at 8:29PM
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bigdaddy8852

Yes sir removed spark plug rotated to compression stroke up to tdc then 1/4 past. Also valve bump for compression release working properly

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 12:40AM
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