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Backfire through carborator and engine stopped upon returning from store. Engine will not restart. Some miss-firing in previous trips. Plugs changed week before.Did not fix miss-firing.

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  • Zaraki May 11, 2010

    Does the engine crank over really fast like there are no spark plugs in it or no compression?

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Have you checked the timing belt?

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