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Honda generator engine won't stay running unless I pour gas

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honda generator engine won't stay running unless I pour gas in the carb
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 10 years old but very little use. GX270 9.0 HP, model 165911D and serial
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: 03982856
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: yes unless you can recommend someone near me
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

Hi, my name is***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible. I will return in under 5 minutes

Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

S​ounds like the carb jet is clogged and needs to be cleaned internally. I would suggest carb removal and good cleaning. Use a small wire and compressed air through all the jets.

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