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Generator wont start up unless i spray starter fluid into it

I have a 6500 watt all power generator, itll only start up with me spraying starter fluid into it, after that itll run for hours, what might be the issue here?

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Hello, I am glad to answer for you. If your generator is diesel generator, you can take a few minutes to read the following reasons.
After using a diesel generator for a long time, some malfunctions may occur that will cause the generator fail to start. If diesel generators fail to start, you can analyze the causes from fuel system failure, electric starting system failure, insufficient compression pressure in the cylinder and the low ambient temperature and other factors.
1. Air in the fuel system
2. Fuel Line Obstruction
3. Fuel Filter Clogging
4. The Handle Position of Fuel Injection Pump Is Not Correct
5. Battery Power Shortage
6. Battery Power Shortage
Read this article to solve your problem.
Why Diesel Generator Fail to Start
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This sounds like a dirty carbureator. Just bad enough that it won't start cold.

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