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Only runs for 15 seconds.

This unit sat around for years before it was given to me. I changed out the fuel, cleaned the fuel filter, cleaned the air filters, and put some fuel additive into the tank in case there was some water I missed. It starts great but only runs for 15 seconds or so. I've cleaned the injector and changed the sparkplug type ignitor. If i disconnect the photo sensor it acts the same way. Does this mean the sensor is bad or could it be the breaker?

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Check for a fuel vent line that is stopped up by a dirt dobber at the fuel adjustment screw on the back. We had the same problem.

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