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Curtis B.
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Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 13581
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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We have a troybilt new rotiller(bought in 3/16 and used

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Hi we have a troybilt new rotiller(bought in 3/16 and used approx 2 hours to date). Have need to fall till now and tiller will start with a little gas poured in carb or a shot of starting fluid but qiicko
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: we put new fresh fuel in tank. Fuel is clean. There is an opening below choke lever but no gas knob is there. Gas hose goes directly from fuel tank to carb. We have checked for clogs in supply hose and is clear. Our rotiller is model#21D-65M8766 if that helps any. Thank you😀
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: We are planning on it if possible. We live 250 miles from a town My husband is pretty good with most issues but this has him stumped
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: We wonder if you have any input as to if there is a gas shut off or other issue that may be letting the engine die after using the existing fuel we add manually to the carb. in the
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Vince O. replied 8 months ago.

Hello, you have a carb problem. What is the engine make and model?