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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My 2700 psi power washer wont keep running after I start i

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my 2700 psi power washer wont keep running after I start it
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! Do you have fuel flow from the tank to the carburetor? If you remove the float bowl, do you have a good stream of fuel coming through the needle valve passage? These engines usually have an all metal needle, with a rubber seat in the upper passage for the needle to seat against. If the seat swells up, it closes or restricts flow of fuel into the carburetor. This is common fault with the new ethanol fuel.