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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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Engine will start and idle, but will not take more gas has

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Engine will start and idle, but will not take more gas has no power.
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes to both new gas filter and new gas
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Sometimes engine has power for short bursts but then loses all power
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 3 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you with your problem. It sounds like your carb needs cleaning. What model is the engine you are dealing with? What model/serial of machine?

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