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We bought new 6250 Storm Responder It starts for 30 seconds…

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We bought new 6250...

We bought new 6250 Storm Responder It starts for 30 seconds and dies

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

Yes

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

Yes

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago
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Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

Will it restart immediately? Or does it have to sit for a while?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Restarts right away
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

DOe sit have an oil pressure or oil level switch?Locate it and unplug it for the test.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Does not have oil level switch
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

The indication is it dies from a lack of fuel. Can you check the flow to the carburetor from the fuel tank? It may have just enough flow to start the engine, but not enough to keep it going. If the flow is ok to the carburetor, the needle valve and float may not be letting enough fuel into the carburetor bowl!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

It does have an oil level switch, I assume you have oil in it. Locate the wire to the oil switch and check it.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Undid bolt at bottom of carborstor and gas comes out
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

That doesn't show that it is enough quantity to keep the engine running. But Looking at he specs on the generator, it does have an oil level switch, Locate it and try disconnecting it.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I hope you understand this is brand new. Not expecting to have to do this type of work. Are you expecting me to take carborstor apart?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

NO< locate the oil switch and see if it is working!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

I see the question is still open?

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