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Why does my Craftsman 3500 watt generator crank, runs 10

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Why does my Craftsman 3500 watt generator crank, runs 10 seconds, then dies? It is made by GENERAC. Model # ***** It was working great, even in the rain, but it started this problem after I turned it off and moved it to a place protected from the rain. It has not rained in two days and still dies after 10 seconds.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 4 months ago.

Sounds like you may have a clogged carb. Will it run on Choke if left on, or after it dies, will it restart right back?