Season's Greetings from The OutdoorKing !


Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to Everyone !!!

Download: Fast, Fun, Awesome

Who's Online
1 registered (Tester), 29 Guests and 22 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Site Links
(Views)Popular Topics
Victa Model 4 Automatic Specifications 491778
My new Victa's 18 257841
Hi I'm Restoring Scott Bonnar Lawn King 251695
Is it worth it? Mayfair 232228
My Victa 18 Special Coffee Table Project 223035
carby leaking fuel - mechanically challenged :-) 216411
Masport 2 stroke Iron horse 212072
Victa 4012GXT 150751
VC-160 Mark I,II & IIIB Restoration 127825
Newest Topics
Briggs and Stratton 12hp governor linkage setup
by Agro mick
34 minutes 42 seconds ago
rover colt 8
by noddy69
Today at 08:47 PM
Peculiar Oil Leak on Briggs & Stratton Quantum (?)
by Moby_Mick
Today at 03:20 PM
Ryobi Grass Viper blowing smoke after shutting off
by Lachiepower0402
Today at 12:01 PM
Scott Bonnar 320 multicut
by riceburner
Today at 12:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
grumpy 143
CyberJack 135
bonnar_bloke 62
Deejay 61
Bluegmhtmonaro 57
paul.foot 49
Gadge 47
chris125 23
mark electric 19
aussietrev 15
Topic Replies
rover colt 8
by Agro mick
22 minutes 28 seconds ago
Victa G4 carb cable coming out
by Agro mick
25 minutes 44 seconds ago
Briggs and Stratton 12hp governor linkage setup
by Agro mick
34 minutes 42 seconds ago
Villiers Villager 70cc 3G.
by Bluegmhtmonaro
Today at 09:23 PM
Millers Falls 13hp
by grumpy
Today at 06:27 PM
Latest Photos
Victa Cortina 2
Shindaiwa concrete saw
Walbro carby    re: paul.foot
Walbro carby  re: paul.foot
Unknow hydrostatic diff
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
Hop to:
#3596 - 11/05/04 06:54 AM Masport Lawn Mower, wont start dont know how to :)

Hi I recently bought an old lawn mower which the guy showed me working.. I brought it home pulled the cord and it snapped I took the pull cord chassis apart and battled with the coiled spring to thread the cord back through, after fitting the cord chassis back on it works fine but wont start Im not sure if there is a petrol valve somewhere or a pump? The lawnmower is 4 stroke, has Brigss n Stratton engine, number 11 on front of mower in cast iron metal and Masport on the grass collector. On top of the engine it has nob that reads, off start and run. I obviously turn it to start, I can smell petrol but pulling on the cord doesnt want to start it... any ideas???
#3597 - 10/04/05 09:31 PM Re: Masport Lawn Mower, wont start dont know how to :)
nent Offline
Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 4
Loc: Lake Macquarie, New South Wale...
HI liamh,
Perhaps you have flooded carbey with start setting.
Try using 'run' setting to start.Also check to make sure ignition is not shorted out with 'stop'switch. I presume you have checked petrol amount in tank!!
#3598 - 04/12/05 10:29 AM Re: Masport Lawn Mower, wont start dont know how to :)
spammyG Offline
Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 4
Loc: Melbourne
First step whenever i get a new mower (new to me, generally as old as the hills), take the spark plug out, put it back in the lead and rest it so the body of the spark-plug is against the cylinder head then pull the starter. should be able to see a sparking in the plug. this will confirm wether its electrical or carby problem.

Moderator:  bigted, Bruce, CyberJack, Deejay, Gadge, grumpy 
Forum Clock

Featured Member
Registered: 23/07/14
Posts: 0
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Newest Members
scottysmowing, riceburner, andoandwilly, Moby_Mick, huey
7793 Registered Users
    Download: Fast, Fun, Awesome
Forum Stats
7794 Members
139 Forums
8910 Topics
54746 Posts

Max Online: 1013 @ 13/01/14 05:14 AM