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JohnF2015, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Owner/Service Technician at S & J Small Engines
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I have a honda mower. when i spray starter fluid directly

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i have a honda mower. when i spray starter fluid directly into the carb, it runs. but i cannot get it to run at all with gas alone from the tank
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: husqvarna hu 700f
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: it is one year old
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: i have the carburetor out and in my hand
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 3 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

It sounds like the main fuel jet may be stopped up. If you will remove the bowl from the bottom of the carburetor and look up through the stem you will find the main jet and fuel nozzle. Remove both of these and thoroughly clean them make certain to clean all of the small holes in both of them. This should solve you issue.

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