MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot Handheld Products

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions

Common Symptoms:

Engine fails to start

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Empty fuel tank

Fill fuel tank with fuel.

Primer bulb wasn’t pressed enough

Press primer bulb fully and slowly 10 times.

Old fuel

Drain gas tank and add fresh fuel.

Fouled spark plug

Replace or clean the spark plug.

Plugged spark arrestor

Clean or replace spark arrestor.