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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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Product is generator. Engine starts with one pull, runs for

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product is generator. Engine starts with one pull, runs for about 30 seconds, starts to sputter and then fails. have to let it sit for a minute before trying again. I try to re-choke but it still shuts down.
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: valve is open, treated fuel from last season.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: that depends.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: tell me what info you need
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Mark Dotson replied 8 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** and am happy to assist with the problem you are having. Do you have a complete make, model and serial number for this machine?

How long has it sat with the fuel that is in it? When was the last time the generator was run and for how long?