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Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 25668
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Generator is at least 5 years old (maybe older) and never had

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Generator is at least 5 years old (maybe older) and never had gas in it. It will not start unless I put gas on the air filter. Then it will run until that gas is gone. Fuel shutoff is open and gas is getting to the carb.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
Needle valve and float are stuck in the carburetor, remove the float bowl and see if you have fuel flowing through the needle valve and the float is free, and not corroded.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
Did you get my response?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Out of town. Have not been able to try to fix yet.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.
oK> Just checking!

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