Most of the Tecumseh engines that are used as small vehicles such as lawn mowers, snow blowers, carburetors, generators, etc. generally these engines are very trustworthy. One of the main causes for the faulty functioning for this type of the engines is just not having proper and timely maintenance. So let us start with the trouble-free stuff that is easily ignored.Check out our tecumseh parts list for complete details and specification with diagram.
Check out the cut off valve on the fuel lines leading to the fuel tank to the engine by making sure that the fuel lines are open. Verify the ignition switch is “On” position.Be sure that there is enough fuel in the fuel tank.
Notice the tank cap that it has become clogged or not?
Open the tank and check out the top of the tank. If you feel moisture there, it means condensation is present there. It means the water is mixed with the gas and you will have to drain it off and refill the tank.Remove the spark plug from the engine and leave the wire from the starter attached. Remove all the substances from the spark plugs and clean all the components.
Hold back the starter by thumbing the ignition and noticing the spark plug that it is acting properly or not? If it ignites or sparks, it means it is working properly.Turn off the garrote and start it again. If the engine did not work that means there is an internal issue regarding combustion cylinders, causing insufficient compression, preventing the engine from firing. In this issue, you have to contact with the mechanic.