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The engine starts to run, then it starts to backfire and…

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The engine starts to...

The engine starts to run, then it starts to backfire 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?

This tank does not have a shutoff valve. I removed the gas line and let the tank drain into a container, I removed the tank and turned it over to make sure nothing was in the tank. I put the tank on and used fresh gas, reattached the fuel line, It started then it backfired again and stopped.

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

Yes

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

Any suggestions

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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