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I have a coleman...

I have a coleman powermate 8750 with a 13 hp Honda engine . it has new gas, new oil, new sparkplug, but still will not start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried power cycling the appliance -- unplugging it and leaving it off for a few hours?

This is a generator that hasn't been used in 2 years

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

We are in the path of the hurricane and no one is available

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

That's all I know. I have read the owners manual for trouble shooting

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Remove the spark plug and with ti grounded to the metal of the engine, crank and watch for spark at the plug. If it has spark, put a teaspoon of fuel into the spark plug hole, re-install spark plug and see if engine will start for a few seconds. If it does, the fule is not getting through the carburetor. Do you have fuel to the carburetor?

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