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I have a Coleman Powermate 5000 (6250) Briggs and ...

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I have a Coleman Powermate 5000 (6250) Briggs and Stratton GenPower 305 Generator. It has been sitting idle for 2 years. I have drained the gasoline and replaced the spark plug. I also used spray starter fluid. It turns over but will not keep running. Any advice you have will be appreciated.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Matthias replied 8 years ago.

Hello there?

The carb is most likely gummed up

Remove the carb, take note of the linkages and how they are hooked up.

take the carb appart and clean all the passasges with carb cleaner. you will find a lot of gum build up

If you need any more info, just ask


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