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I have Briggs and Stratton 8000watt generator. It keeps

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I have Briggs and...

I have Briggs and Stratton 8000watt generator

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

It keeps shutting down after few min of operation

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

Oil level is good fuel is fresh

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

It surgesand then turns off

Submitted: 23 days ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 23 days ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 23 days ago
How long has it been since your engine last started up and continued to run. This is a troubleshooting question.
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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
40 working hours
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 23 days ago
Surging usually occurs when your carburetor is starving for fuel.
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 23 days ago
You likely have either a partially clogged jet or a partially clogged fuel passage in the body of your carburetor.
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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
Ok I will try cleaning i
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 23 days ago
Awesome! I do hope all goes well for you.
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 23 days ago
We can continue from here.
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