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Does not crank the engine? Cycle starter safety interlocks...
  • Parking brake OFF then ON
  • Both steering arms IN, then OUT
  • PTO switch ON then OFF
Try to start.

Engine cranks but wont fire?
  • Check the fuel level in the tank is higher than the top of engine.
If still won't start, comment here so I may assist further if need be.

Toro Garden | Answered Yesterday

Has dirt or grit found its way into the sprinkler. If so a good clean out should fix it.

Toro Garden | Answered on Mar 14, 2019

since toro has about 100 different models, could you be a little more vague.

Toro Garden | Answered on Mar 04, 2019

what about them?

Toro Garden | Answered on Mar 04, 2019

could be anything from the belt to the friction wheel to a simple adjustment. you have to take it apart to see

Toro Garden | Answered on Mar 04, 2019

The safety interlock system is designed to prevent the engine from starting unless: • The PTO is disengaged. • The motion control levers are in the brake position

You have to check both arm switches and PTO switch. AND somewhere/how there's a automatic park brake switch but I'm not locating in assembly drawing. If I've got the right model, you should hear the automatic brake deactivate when you pull both arms in and then set brake (default) when levers pushed out.

Make sure nothing is interfering with auto-bake. Once all the interlocks are satisfied, rotating off/run/start switch to start will energize starter solenoid.

Operator and service manuals available free from Toro.

Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 28, 2019

Is the plug receptacle you use for your blower a GFI receptacle? If so you may have to reset the GFI as they do blow very easily sometimes. There should be a switch in the plug receptacle in if it is a GFI
You may need to reset it.
I don't know if there is a reset button on your machine or not.

Toro 1500 Power... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019

Back firing could be an ignition, or valve timing issue, also check the function of the anti fire solenoid on the bottom of the carb float bowl ( you should hear this click as the ignition is switched on) you can also remove it and watch the centre pin retract when the ignition unit is switched on, next thing to check is that the flywheel key has not sheared, this will involve removing the flywheel, failing this remove the rocker box cover and make sure both valves are moving freely as the engine cranks, it could be a stuck valve.

Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 26, 2019

You may be able to find a manual to yell you.
I FOUND THIS WEB SITE that I think will help you with this question and a lot more. Since this web site will have access to many different vehicles I hope you do not feel like I am lazy by just passing along the web site instead of giving you the exact information you asked for.

Go to this site to find a manual to help you.

Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 22, 2019

Yes, you have a shear pin and that is probably the problem...
The shear pin often will not fall out and look like a normal piece but in fact be broken...
The shear pin usually is in the main shaft from the transmission to the auger drive...
Some are right on the auger its self...look around you will find it...


Toro Snow Blower... | Answered on Feb 18, 2019

pull the hose on the bottom of the tank

Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 10, 2019

it really depends on the model as to how easy it is to get to the recoil starter mechanism

Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 08, 2019

The parts diagrams online show some little parts in the drive train, thrust washers and idler/drivers. Are all those parts accounted for and in place? Is the polarity on the motor turning it the proper direction? Hope you can run it with a cover open to see what is happening or not happening. Can you turn the paddles by hand and the motor turns with it?

Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 06, 2019

carb is dirty

Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 01, 2019


Toro Garden | Answered on Feb 01, 2019

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