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I have a 160 power torque will run when i pres the primer…

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Hi i have a 160 power torque will run when i pres the primer bob in it will run but if i prime it and start it will run and stop

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No fuel is gong through the carburetor to the cylinder. Can you remove the carburetor float bowl and check it for water and debris? The main jet , the bowl bolt and the passage it screws in, make the main jet. This may be plugged, and carburetor may need a good clearing.

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