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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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Engine starts apply load / revs up and stalls / only a guess

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engine starts apply load / revs up and stalls / only a guess old fuel problem may be afuel pump ?
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: change source filter a clear bubble filter fuel looks clean added fuel dryer 20 oz,s
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: at this point yes .
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: disasembled carb and cleaned no obvious conditions
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.

Make , model, engine? Fuel pump or gravity flow from tank to carb? Was fuel bowl full of fuel when you removed carb?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it. appeared to have some. Green jell
am 88 mile from the generator l guess we can not do this today.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

So likely the fuel in tank is old and is contaminated, restricting flow to the carburetor. So new fuel , clean tank and hoses, new filter, down to the carburetor.