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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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How do I clean the engine after gas was left in through the

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how do I clean the engine after gas was left in through the winter
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: it's a 4 year old sthil and no the gas is usually taken out for the winter
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would like to try to
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not at this time
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 8 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. What is the model of your sthil? , in most cases the carburetors have to be removed and sprayed out with a carburetor cleaner like gumout at the very least

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 8 months ago.

Worst case you will need a rebuild kit on the carburetor