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It won't stay running

Would not start, cleaned out fuel bowl nothing in it. can dump gas in carb will start for moment pressure washer will run as long as I continue to spray starter fluid in carb. As soon as I stop, the motor stops. I changed the gas, and also pulled the screw on the bottom part of the carb to see if gas continues to flow through carb - it does so it seems like the carb is getting gas from the tank okay. Can't figure out why motor will not stay running. Any suggestions are appreciated.

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  • rgosso May 29, 2009

    Thanks! Do I just take it off, and spray and wipe it down with aerosole carb cleaner, or is there some other simple cleaning process that I should do?

    The washer has only been used twice over two years and didn't get used at all last year so it does not surprise me that the carb would be gummed up. Especially when I didn't winterize it or anything.



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You need to either clean the carb really good (take it apart) or rebuild it or both. Sounds like your needle is gummed up and not letting fuel through.

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