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My Honda engine on my log splitter acts like it is running out of gas

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My Honda engine on my log splitter acts like it is running out of gas after 2 minutes, but I can pull the choke and restart it for another 2 minutes.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  PopDaddy replied 2 years ago.
PopDaddy :

Welcome!! I'm PopDaddy thank you for using Just Answer.when it starts to die again, crack open the fuel cap and see if it runs normal. if so, replace the cap.

JACUSTOMER-gjiqvake- :

Thanks, ***** ***** the first thing I checked, not a venting problem

PopDaddy :

You've done about everything i would do, so I'm going to opt out and allow another tech to give it a shot. Don't reply as this will connect us up again... Thanks!!

Expert:  PopDaddy replied 1 month ago.
Have you tried cracking open the fuel cap as it's dying?
Expert:  PopDaddy replied 1 month ago.
The fuel cap might not be venting, creating a vacuum in the tank

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