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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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My engine was running rough now starts briefly and then

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My engine was running rough now starts briefly and then stops
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Do you have fuel getting to the carburetor when cranking? Remove the line at carburetor and check. This is the old Magnum flat head engine.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I think there is too much fuel
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Carburetor may have bad float and needle valve! Here i s the service manual showing the carb.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Would that cause it to run hot when it was running?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

If the gas is overfueling.