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I have a 2012 yamaha yz450 that starts up and runs for maybe 2 minutes then dies every time does it need air filter box on to keep running or is there something electrical going on

Engine was removed and put on different frame but now it won't stay running

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Check all electrical connections,check fuel filter!

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