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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Husqvarna Service Tech
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My Troy Built 3000 psi power washer will run for 2.5 min.

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Hi my name is ***** ***** my Troy Built 3000 psi power washer will run for 2.5 min. then stop I prime it and it will run for 2.5 min. ?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Since I got it . it was one year old when I bought it the pump leaked so I bought a rebuild kit and repaired the pump.when it runs it runs great and does the job but only for 2.5 min
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I don't think so
Submitted: 30 days ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 30 days ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 30 days ago.

Sounds like the carb is not pulling its own fuel. Being as it will only run when primed and then die, I would first remove the carb and clean it out with carb cleaner.

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