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Honda generator

smit23's picture

I have a Honda generator. It was running ruff so I changed the spark plug. When I went to restart it. It pulled 2 times then i couldn't pull it. I took the starter recoil off and plug out. I can turn the flywheel almost all the way around in either direction and it stops. Like its hitting something. Could it be a valve? 

Take it apart and find out. (post #214814, reply #1 of 2)

Take it apart and find out.

You might consider, especially in older units, the possibility that something in the ignition stuff under the flywheel has come loose.

Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville

smit, (post #214814, reply #2 of 2)

Drain the oil and see if it is full of gas. I've Briggs engines leak past the needle and seat and fill up crankcase.