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Jon K., Small Engine Diagnostic Expert
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Experience:  Gold certified Stihl tech, Service Manager for a rental/repair shop.Certified in most small engines
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I have a Briggs and Stratton GenPower 10.0 generator from Generac

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I have a Briggs and Stratton GenPower 10.0 generator from Generac Portable Products, LLC. The model is 09719-3 and the series is SVP5000. I have tried multiple things to get it to start up and keep going but the only way it starts is when I spray it with carb cleaner first, and it only stays on for about 3-5 seconds at the most. The spark plug is new, I've refreshed the fuel and checked the oil levels and kill switches. I can't figure out what could be wrong..help?

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The problem you are having is that your carburetor is clogged and the engine is not getting fuel

In order to get you detailed information I will need the model type and code off your engine please

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The engine type # XXXXX XXXXX E1, I'm pretty sure (the stamp is kinda worn) and the code is(NNN) NNN-NNNN.
The type is correct, I will need the model number though, it should be the very first set of numbers in the series
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The engine model number is XXXXX I think..

Thank you. Here is the information I promised

Carburetor cleaning

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