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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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Generator will start but not stay running. I know the fuel

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Hello generator will start but not stay running . I know the fuel is old and the owner over filled oil. I have carberateour off . Any suggestions?
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Fuel valve is open but I know fuel is old. So not clean
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would like to, but if to complicated I will take to be serviced
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Not really
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

With fuel valve open , do you get good fuel flow from the tank? If you do, just clean the carburetor and be sure the needle valve passage is open, then reinstall the carburetor and see if it will continue to run?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Not getting fuel through the quick connect parts. Fuel is flowing from the tank fine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Quick connects? Propane unit?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find solution?