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Titanium 46sd lawnmower, ran out of petrol,re-fueled,spark

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Titanium 46sd lawnmower, ran out of petrol,re-fueled,spark plug ok ,fuel injection finger pump ok---- will not start???? can you help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Engine is Briggs engine. Remove the spark plug, and put a teaspoon of fuel direct into the spark plug hole, re-install the spark plug and see if it will start. Lets start here, thanks.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

hi Curtis B,removed plug and primed several times,started each time but did not run on,plug was wet each time it was removed???,Checked fuel in tank (appeared a bit cloudy for unleaded).Re-fuelled with new unleaded, it started and run on,(clouds of smoke for several mins)????.I was fixing mower for a freind and she may have put contaminated fuel in ,although the can had UNLEADED on it.Running sweet now.Thanks very much for your help Your's FRANK KIRK

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Good job! Please rate and accept to close the question. Thank you!