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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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Portable generator will not shut off after fuel is cut off,

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portable generator will not shut off after fuel is cut off
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 030478 troy-bilt four or five years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: son-in-law
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: puppy chewed wiring into. Son-in-law rewired Starts fine but will not shut down after gas is cut off
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
If it is not shutting off after the fuel is shut off, the fuel shut off is not working and needs to be replaced.
By it staying running, it has to still be getting fuel, so replace fuel shut off and problem should be solved. Or you can add an inline fuel shut off to fix this issue quicker