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timing on a Tecumseh 6.5 hp 4-cycle engine HELP!

How do you time engine? The mounting flange gasket was bad so I replaced it, while doing so the camshaft fell out i was unsure where the timing mark was. So I rolled the crankshaft timing mark to align with the dot and hobbing hole on the camshaft.I had my thumb over the spark plug hole while pulling on the starter rope. I could feel tdc. Put it all together,mounted engine on mower deck,screwed in spark plug,gas in tank,oil in crakcase,push primer bulb,holdhandle down, pulled rope.The rope pulled VERY hard I thought It was gonna rip my arm off! It will pull nice without the sparkplug in it. I have good spark too Nice and Blue I can arc about .05 inchs This has solid-state ignition.Timing is not correct! How do-or- what do i align the timingmarks?? pse help!

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Dear Mayer, I want to thank you so much for the pdf manual on the engine! I appreciateit very much!I see now what I must do!!! Thank you again and Happy Father's Day! Chris.

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Here's the pdf manual on the engine: http://www.cpdonline.com/692509.pdf

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I have a 6.5 tecumseh mower engine on my sears mower--It leaks gas out throug the carburetor-tried now car. kit-no good what else can I try? thank you kindly

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Please cut and paste this into a new question so that it will get attention. Thanks

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Sounds like your float is stuck.Drop the bowl and check to see if the float moves up and down freely and if gas stops when you hold the float in the closed position.If it doesnt then you will have to replace the seat.

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Chris will be eternally grateful.
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