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I have an honda ex 4500 gen that was working fine up to

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I have an honda...

I have an honda ex 4500 gen that was working fine up to today. Now its start for a couple of minutes and shuts down.

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

Yes, do not know were the shut off valve is or if does have one....

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

We are without power because of Irma and need to solve this as soon as possible.

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

It started by shutting down when in auto throttle mode now it does all the time.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Hello welcome to justanswer! My name is ***** ***** I can help you. Have you tried running the engine on partial choke?

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Technician: Mega Ohm Dave,
 replied 11 months ago

Also, is there any kind of drain screw at the bottom of the carburetor? Sometimes crap or water builds up in the bottom of the carb and needs to be drained.

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Technician: Mega Ohm Dave,
 replied 11 months ago

Usually Honda carburetors have a flat head screw at the bottom side of the bowl.

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What is the status on your generator? I haven't heard from you in awhile.

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