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My Coleman OHV 3000 will not start

If I spray starter fluid in the carb, it runs for a few seconds then stops. Fuel flow to carb seems to be the problem. I have clean fuel and a new spark plug properly gapped.

Is there a fuel line filter I can't see?

Is there a cleaner I can put in tank that may clean carb.?

This generator has always been hard to start.

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With the help of carburetor cleaner and starter fluid I was able to start but if open the choke(push it in) it stops. I will check the float.

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Dont use starter fluid ,will ruin engine.Sounds like the float in the carb is stuck.and keep lookin for a filter.

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