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I have a Generac XG8000E that cranks fine after battery

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Hello, I have a Generac XG8000E that cranks fine after battery replacement, but won't start. I replaced the spark plug with proper gap. I seem to be getting fuel to the carb. A shot of starter fluid makes it start for a second, then it stops. I appreciate any suggestions. Thanks, John
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

If a shot of starter fluid will make it start briefly the carb needs to be pulled and cleaned out as something is clogging a jet and not allowing it to pull its own fuel

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