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I have a Power Boss Portable Generator 8,000 Watt model

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I have a Power Boss Portable Generator 8,000 Watt model 030228. Been sitting for a while. will not start.

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

Yes I put new fuel and the shut off is open

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

Yes

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

It cranks but won't come on

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Try to spray the carburetor with carb cleaner or starting fluid and see if the engine will start briefly.
Let me know what happens
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