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Old 03-04-2018, 04:26 PM
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Default Cub LT 1340 won't start

I was using the old bird and it just stopped running. I replaced the coil, all the safety switches, ignition switch, cleaned up the flywheel area, checked the fuel pump, replaced the spark plug and it still just turns over and never fires. The plug has good fire. Any ideas would be helpful.
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Hmmm, that's a lot of parts you changed. All we know at this point is you say the spark plug is firing. So the other 2 things you need are gas and compression. Do a compression test to rule out a stuck valve. Was the plug ever wet with fuel? Just wondering if you have water in the fuel. If you have compression and a dry plug, got to be something with the carb. Have you tried a quick shot of starting fluid to see if it hits?
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First, welcome to OCC........

First thing I would check, is pull the Spark Plug out and see if you have compression.
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