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My Briggs Storm 5500 won't stay running. New fuel, new oil,

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My Briggs Storm 5500...

My Briggs Storm 5500 won't stay running. New fuel, new oil, and cleaned out the bowl as well. Only runs when I spray starting fluid and then atopa

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Clean new fuel and it's open

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Trying

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

That's about it. Preparing for the hurricane

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

If you can spray fuel into the carb and/or cylinder and it will run briefly, you have a carb issue. You will need to remove the carb and clean it internally. The cause is a clogged jet, and it is not able to pull its own fuel to continue running. once carb is clean and free of debris in the jet(s), it should operate as normal.

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