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42 inch Craftsman carburator not getting any gas. You can spray quick start and will will fire. Does gas from tank gravity feed to filter?

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  • cmsurfnut May 03, 2009

    I do have wire under carb

    spary start then shut down

  • Al Perry May 11, 2010

    Do you have an electrical wire going to the bottom of the carburator? Is there fuel to the carburator from the tank?

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Put a small clamp on the fuel filter. Take the fuel filter off. Invert the direction of flow. Blow it out with low pressure. Reinstall.

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Buy a new clear bowl fuel filter. New gas additives add to the problem of crud in gas tank/fuel system. Dissolves old crud in gas tank.

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Gas tank gravity feeds fuel to the carb. if you pull the fuel line from the carb, fuel should flow out of the tube. if it does not, then either the vent hole on the gas cap is plugged or there are contaminents at the bottom of the gas tank preventing fuel from flowing into the fuel line.

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