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Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 28058
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Generator is at least 5 years old (maybe older) and never had

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Generator is at least 5 years old (maybe older) and never had gas in it. It will not start unless I put gas on the air filter. Then it will run until that gas is gone. Fuel shutoff is open and gas is getting to the carb.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Needle valve and float are stuck in the carburetor, remove the float bowl and see if you have fuel flowing through the needle valve and the float is free, and not corroded.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Did you get my response?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Out of town. Have not been able to try to fix yet.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
oK> Just checking!