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Mower will not stay running unless primer button continuouly pushed. Gas seems to not be independently flowing, requires manual priming to stay running. As soon as primer gas used, will stop running.

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The tube in the bottom of the carb. is probably clogged. Remove the carb, and bowl and try spraying WD-40 through the tube, it should spray into the venturi if it doesn't try using a tip cleaner to unclog the tube.

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Yes, carb is plugged...take off the air cleaner. prime and start...before it stalls prime it again a couple times to keep it going, place hand to seal air intake into carb...this will cause a vacuum to be created POSSIBLY clearing the clog....do it SEVERAL times until it keeps running on it's own

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