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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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A new runs for seconds, dies and then spits fuel.Wont

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a new carburetor runs for seconds, dies and then spits fuel.Wont restart until after the fuel dries up
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Make and model of engine? application?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Carburetor was changed for same reason?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

When it quits and does not start,do you have spark at the spark plug?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Kohler 18hp on a troy built rototiller. Carb was changed because it would run and then start sputtering and then run for 1 minute, then sputter, run far a minute a then sputter, almost dying each time.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have to step away for a few hours
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Twin engine or single cylinder? Model number?