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I have a pressure washer with a Honda xr2500 engine that…

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I have a pressure washer with a Honda xr2500 engine that needs a choke to keep running. I replaced the fuel pump but it still will not run with out choking it, what next?
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Chris :

Hello how are you

Chris :

I am assuming it has been sitting for some time

Customer:

yes about 5 months

Chris :

Ok, after gas is left to sit for as little as 30 days it begins to go bad, when this happens it gums up and blocks the passageways inside the carb. The only way to fix this is to remove the carb and clean it and those passageways out

Chris :

The choke takes away air, this compensated for the lack of fuel

Chris :

I run across this problem every day

Customer:

I will try that next, I will net u know if it works ok

Chris :

If you have any more problems or questions let me know. You will find a link back to this chat in your email. Please remember to click on the accept button, it is the only way i am compensated for my time....Thanks

Chris :

Positve feedback is also greatly appreciated

Customer:

I will sure do that thanks

Chris :

Good luck

Chris :

If you have further questions for me just ask. Otherwise please remember to click on the accept button...Thanks

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