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I have a Craftsman 25cc weed wacker model 316.71102.1 which I can start and will run for a moment or two but then dies. I have checked the bubble and it seems to be getting gas. I took the carb apart and checked for deposits but it looks clean. What else should I check?

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

Yes, clean fuel but where do I check the shut off valve?

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

If I could.. but..

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

Where do I look for a shut off valve?

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

It most likely has a partially clogged carburetor jet and the carb will need to be cleaned and/or rebuilt. make sure to use non ethanol fuel and if you do, use an additive in the fuel. you will not normally see any issues in the carb if you open it up as the clogs are normally internal. once you open the carb up and expose the gaskets to air, it can also cause them damage but not always

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
thank you I will get it rebuilt
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