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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Husqvarna Service Tech
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My Generac 7550 starts and runs for a few seconds ( 10-15 or

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My Generac 7550 starts and runs for a few seconds ( 10-15 or so), then dies. I have checked the fuel flow to the carburetor and that was ok. I disassembled the carb and
cleaned it with carb cleaner. No change in symptom's. I put a small AC load on the generator and again no change. Really need HELP as I am about to meet Matthew tomorrow at 10:00 Am!
James Barrett
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 6 months ago.
Hello my name is***** will try to help you as quickly as possible. If it starts and runs briefly it is normally a carb issue. I would also check the oil level to make sure that it is full. I know you said that you have clean the carburetor and disassembled it how was the center jet. If it will not stay running that is a sign that the jet is clogged as it is not pulling its own fuel to operate correctly I would disassemble the carburetor again and use a small wire to run to the jet in the center to make sure that it is free of all debris
Expert:  JON replied 6 months ago.
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