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Donald, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  I have 25+ years of experience repairing 2 & 4 cycle engines
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Starts but does not run

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Starts but does not run
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.

Hello. My name is***** will be happy to assist you.

Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.

How long has it been since your engine last performed to your satisfaction?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
About 2 months
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.

Thank you for this information. Have you check your fuel hoses, and the fuel filter inside your fuel tank?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.

Did you have fuel left inside fuel tank, over the last two months? These are only troubleshooting questions.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no i have changed it out 2 or 3 times
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.

Okay. I would replace the fuel filter inside your fuel tank. If this does not resolve our problem. It is very likely that you will need to clean and rebuild your carburetor.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Will try that. Thank you very much.
Expert:  Donald replied 2 years ago.

You are very welcome! I do hope all goes well for you.