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My wheeler has spark, has compression, gets gas if choked, and timing is dead on. also we just put a brand new battery in it thinking that it had a dead cell, but the wheeler won't start?? does any one have ideas before we have to take it to the honda shop to see if they can find out what is wrong?

any suggestions will be great!
 

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did you replace the sparkplug?
 

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If you put gas in the plug hole then put it back in then fire it up, does it run at all?
 

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Was it running well when you parked it?
Sounds like bad gas or a carburator problem. Remove the carburator and take the bowl off you will probably find a lot of crud in there. If you do clean the carburator and try it again.
 

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have already had carb totally rebuilt, piston al the way up, and the T was on the arrow. is what my dad said. i havent put gas in spark yet, havent had time. and yes it was running, we had just got it back from the shop, and we ran it to break it in, then then a couple days later wouldnt start.
 

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I guess it wont hurt to ask the obvious question. Is there fuel in the tank?
Is it fresh fuel? and is the fuel valve open? Also is the kill switch in the on position?

I know it sounds dumb, but all of us if we are honest will have to admit that we have overlooked something obviouis only to have some one come along behind us and make us feel foolish.

the most obvious things are what trip us up.
 

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the only other thing i can think of is its either not getting enough compression or the fuel valve is clogged and not letting any gas in the carb.
 

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What about air, is it getting air? All you need is air, compression, fuel, and spark.
 

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Hey, did you find the problem? Mine started acting up running like $#!*, backfiring, stalling, etc. etc. I found out the cause too. It was the voltage rectifier. Little thing mounted to the side of the frame behind the right rear tire. Takes 30sec to replace. Mine had a slightly visible fine crack in it. I'm pretty sure plowing was to blame, as I do it at night with the handwarmers and thumbwarmer, all the lights on and use the winch for the plow. I've killed the battery doing it before. Anyway, mine would run OK if the battery was fully charged (it's brand new) and I had NO electrical accessories on. Even the lights. As soon as I turned ANYTHING on it would run like crap or stall.

Maybe that can help you. Let us know.
 
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