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My lawnmower starts when I pour a little gas in carbuerator…

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My lawnmower starts when...

My lawnmower starts when I pour a little gas in carbuerator runs for. Couple of seconds then shuts off

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

Yes there is fuel in tank

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

Yes

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

No that is it

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 3 months ago
Sounds like the carb needs to be cleaned as you have a clogged fuel jet not allowing fuel from carb to the cylinder
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