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I have a Troy bilt 7000 watt generator and I least gasoline in it too long and now it will not start . I think the car is dirty. I can get it to start with engine starter spray but will not keep running

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

I have done that

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

If I can

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

Do I need to drain the old fuel from the tank?

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Technician: TECHPRO49, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: TECHPRO49, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

so you would want do drain the fuel and clean the carb, if you have carb spray you can use that in the carb jet and hold it up to the light to make sure the pathway is clear

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Technician: JohnF2015, Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you if you still need help with this.

Can you reply back to me so that I know that you are still needing assistance.

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