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Old 10-23-2006, 12:42 AM   #1
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Ford motor wont start Just backfires

Hi every one. i have actully a toro groundmaster commerical mower that has a ford 4cyl motor in it so i thought maybe you guys could help me. the mower had site for a while. it started perfectly fine berfore it sat. then i went to stat it again and it wont start. all it does is back fire out of the carb. i cheacked the valves all seemed fine, cleaned the carb, cleaned the exchaust and manifolds. but none of that did anything. the plugs are ran off of a distributer so im not sure but i dont think the timming could really go rong but im not sure. My mind is going blank now i have no idea what else i can do to fix this problem.

if any one has any info for me that would be great.

thanks joe
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Old 10-23-2006, 02:00 AM   #2
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