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% hp Honda Motor runs on choke

Hi, I have a Karcher pressure washer with a 5hp honda motor. At first it would not run at all so I put in new gas, cleaned the in line fuel filter, cleaned the bowl and took out the injector and cleaned it and everything else in the carb with carb cleaner. I put it all back together and had it running on choke for about 20 min, it would die immediately off choke. Then on choke it died and now will start and run for a few seconds. any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Dear LC39B,
Is it possible you are blaming the wrong part of the machine? Did you try the Honda Motor on its own? I am asking , because if the pump of the washer has some fault or a bit jammed, this will demand a lot of power from the Honda. You can try the Honda with no water connection and no gun.
Regarding the Honda motor, you should check the electrical system also. I am saying this because you did not mention it, in your service procedure.
Regards,
MG.

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