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MTD 12.5HP BRIGGS & STRATTON tractor won't start, turns but

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MTD 12.5HP BRIGGS & STRATTON tractor won`t start, turns but won`t fire.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Will it fire if you remove the spark plug and put a teaspoon of fuel direct into the spark plug hole, re-install plug and try? Here is carburetor link . Might just drain it by loosing the bowl screw or solenoid. If it has solenoid, it has to click open as soon as key is turned on.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.