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Snowblower stops running after 15 minutes or so.....why? Starts

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I know this might sound crazy but try replacing gas cap, or leave it a little lose as test. If the vent in cap is not functioning no air can enter the fuel tank. Then no fuel will come out the hose on the bottom.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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