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Got Honda gx390 on a hotsy pressure washer. Would not stay running. I just replaced the carb. 3 bolts gasket no probs. Started second pull. New carb has a main jet adjustment screw does not change anything. Screwed all the way in. No diff. Took almost all the way out. No diff. The choke is set at halfway point and can't move it in either direction or engine misfires.

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

Yes, yes, yes

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

Always

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

Don't think so

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Vince O., Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago
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H​ello, Honda normally has an idle adjustment and a pilot screw and no main adjustment. Can you upload a pic?. If engine stalls or surges with choke off there's probably dirt or water in your fuel.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Hello Vince, as I said in my original answers:
Gas tank drained
Brand new gas
Brand new carb
Fuel filter perfect
FYI, the idle adjustment on this engine is a screw that allows adjustment of about 20 degrees
Also, I believe I have figured out the issue already
Technician: Vince O., Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

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