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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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We have a Briggs and Stratton portable generator that is

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We have a Briggs and Stratton portable generator that is running very rough and generating hardly any power, like it is idling. What might be the problem?
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Purchased in Sept of 2004 and
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes hoping it would be an easy fix. Model # is 01893
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No, don't think so
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
I would try to clean the carburetor with carb cleaner and see if this helps her issue as you couldn't have a partially clogged jet