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snowblower will not stay running

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snowblower will not stay running
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Jeremy R. replied 5 years ago.
Hi, and thank you for letting me try and assist you with your problem.
Usually when a snowblower won't run it's because there's a restriction in the carburetor.
Like the needle not letting enough gas in to keep it running, or there's a restriciton that's not letting enough gas through the carb so it dies from being too lean.
If you're not losing spark you'll need to remove the carburetor and clean it.
Blow through every hole you can find with carb cleaner and compressed air.
If you have some carb solution in a bucket it's good to soak the carb parts overnight (except for plastic and rubber parts)
Either way unless you're losing spark the problem is more than likely just a dirty carb.
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