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My Craftsman pressure washer won't start. Why?

It is a model 580.752100, 2700 PSI. New fuel was added.
Oil was added. The spark plug is good. It has a new air filter.
Starter fluid did not assist in the motor turning over.
It was sitting for over 1 year.

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Craftsman , Washers , Pressure Washers
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Manage My Life
by Manage My Life
March 16th, 2010
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Brandie Tate
I followed your directions. Carb is clean and getting fuel. I replaced the gaskets plus needle and seat (it was dried and stuck open). Compression is good. I'm getting spark. I changed the oil twice, since it smelled like gas when I pulled it out of storage. I put in new fuel. Still the same result, it is trying to start but doesn't. Any more advice? Thanks in advance.
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THOMAS WHITE
by THOMAS WHITE Earned 7 community points in Craftsman
May 29th, 2014
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