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I parked my recon in the barn two months ago. It ran fine at that time. I was getting it ready for hunting season and now it will not crank. I replaced the battery and spark plug. It has plenty of fuel in the tank. It is firing and turning over, but it will not crank. Any suggestions as to what may be wrong?
 

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You didnt mention the fuel system so I would start there verify fuel to the carb and then into the carb I would but your problem is there! A stopped up line Varnished carb or stuck float!
 

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Partial agreement^^^^

This would be true if he had put old gas it it to start with but fuel will not varnish in two months not saying it can't happen but I have never experienced that happening and I work on just about everytype of engine there is. The problem I would check for is a dry needle and seat. the rubber on the end of the needle dries out and sticks in the seat not allowing fuel to pass through.. pop your intake line off spray a little carb and choke cleaner and I mean little into the carb mouth while your trying to start and see what happens?? if it starts you may have to drop the bowl and spray up inside the bottom of the carb really good, make sure you put a towel under the carb to catch all the cleane. goodluck keep us posted.

Also dont be surprised if you find a Dirt Dobber nest



You didnt mention the fuel system so I would start there verify fuel to the carb and then into the carb I would but your problem is there! A stopped up line Varnished carb or stuck float!
 

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partial agreement^^^^

this would be true if he had put old gas it it to start with but fuel will not varnish in two months not saying it can't happen but i have never experienced that happening and i work on just about everytype of engine there is. The problem i would check for is a dry needle and seat. The rubber on the end of the needle dries out and sticks in the seat not allowing fuel to pass through.. Pop your intake line off spray a little carb and choke cleaner and i mean little into the carb mouth while your trying to start and see what happens?? If it starts you may have to drop the bowl and spray up inside the bottom of the carb really good, make sure you put a towel under the carb to catch all the cleane. Goodluck keep us posted.

Also dont be surprised if you find a dirt dobber nest
agree....................
 
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