craftsman 18" won't start even with starter fluid

burngogiSeptember 22, 2013

fresh gas and very good spark.sounded like it was barely trying to fire 1 out of 15 pulls.tried starter fluid and no difference.saw ran fine last fall and has never failed to start.

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baymee(LehighValleyPA)

Assuming it's an oil mix saw, it's probably carb related or you made the plug wet with starter fluid. Untreated ethanol fuel can cause rust inside the carb or the priming circuit.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2013 at 11:23AM
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burngogi

let sit with fresh gas and berryman carb cleaner started up

    Bookmark   September 25, 2013 at 10:35PM
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