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Gator has a new carburetor and a new fuel pump with filters and hoses,new spark plugs.good battery.all it does is turn over won't fire.. kawasaki engine FE290D.model number w004x2014197
 

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What do your spark plugs look like after trying to start a bit? Wet or dry?

How did you verify spark and fuel to the combustion chamber?
 

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Likely flooding or the spark is weaker than thought to be.

Wet plugs are very difficult to get to fire. Perhaps let dry and try staring without choke (minimal fuel mixture) to see if it lights off.
 

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Was messing with the gator and let it crank over and over.pulked the plug.it was black.ckeaned it and put back in.still no fire..was thinking it could be the coil.everything else is good
 

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I hesitate to suggest this because if not done correctly it is a fire hazard, but…..

With the vehicle out in an open area away from the garage or shop, put about a jigger of gasoline in the carburetor and set the can 10 or more feet away and try to start it. If it runs a little even if it sputters to a stop, that means you have ignition and your problem is fuel related. If it won’t even spit one lick, you have no ignition, so start your troubleshooting there.

NEVER, EVER try to continue pouring gas in while turning the starter. Many people have been burned badly that way, but just a little gas down its throat followed by the can put away and then try to start is a good test and sometimes might even get it started.

Hope this helps!
 
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