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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: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 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 5 months ago.
I think there is too much fuel
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Would that cause it to run hot when it was running?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

If the gas is overfueling.