Next time you take it in, try starting it in front of the super tech to show
how you can't start it. Is there a choke on it? If so, try choking it for
a couple of cranks and then crank with no or half choke.
Oh, believe me, I already did that. After many pulls I did get it started
by pushing it away from me as I yanked. My arm still hurts. I don't think
I'd have been able to start it at all if he hadn't already gotten it
started. And as soon as I got it home it wouldn't cooperate again--took
almost 30 pulls to get it started. Like I said, my arm still hurts.
From what she describes the engine is tired and none of the current
push mower engines are worth the cost of a rebuild. Even on the off
chance that you are right that starting fluid will eventually cause a
problem it will have worn completely out long before the starting
fluid gets it
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