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I have a Honda eb5000x I just took out of storage. it fires

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I have a Honda eb5000x I just took out of storage. it fires on carb cleaner, but won't stay running - whaddya do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

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It sounds like the carburetor jet is stopped up or the fuel solenoid is not opening to allow fuel to pass through in order for the machine to run. Both of these could be the issue since the machine has been sitting in storage for a period of time.