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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Z cat does not run. it cranks but cuts right off

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scag Z cat does not run. it cranks but cuts right off
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 !! What is the engine make and model? Look at the solenoid in the base of the carburetor. It closes the main jet , and it has to open when key is turned on. And has to stay open until you turn key off . It may be loosing voltage, or the solenoid may be bad.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
kawaski. FH580V. KAI. 19.0
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Twin engine, so the likely suspect would be the fuel solenoid or the needle valve stuck in the carburetor.