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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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I have a 1 year old Toro 826 OE snow blower. was working

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I have a 1 year old Toro 826 OE snow blower. was working well when I checked it 1 month ago. Now will only start and keep running when I am pumping the primer. It stops when I stop. Added new gas and even some dry gas. No help.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Fuel is not going through the carburetor , as it should. Best to remove the bowl on the carburetor and check it for debris and see if the float and needle valve are opening. If bowl has a drain plug, pull it and check for water.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I drained float bowl no help. I will recheck to see if needle valve is opening
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

OK, float and needle need to be opening and fuel needs to flow into the bowl.