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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Replaced carb. on echo GT225 will not run without 3/4 or

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Hi replaced carb. on echo GT225 will not run without 3/4 or better choke on .replaced plug ,cleaned tank and lines , vent ,checked screen in carb , cleaned spark arrester ,compression good acts as if its not getting enough fuel 40:1 ration .Runs high speed and idles the minute you move chkoe lever dies ? STUMPED ?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month 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 1 month ago.

It is not getting enough fuel or the fuel line is leaking air. Did you replace the fuel line or just clean? No split on fuel line connections?Have you done a vacuum test on the fuel lines?