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Hi there i have a troy built honda engine 2500 2.3 pressure waqsher and can not get it started. it will start for just a moment and then just die. almost sounds like it isnt getting gas but ive checked lines changed gas n spark plug. Any ideas?

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You will need to disassemble the carburetor and spray with carb.cleaner. Make sure the small screen is free of debris. (Should be able to see daylight through it.)

Use a Den Tek Brush, (http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=165357&catid=1152), to clean the small portals in carb. These portals can become blocked. You can also use the Den Tek Brush to clean the jet in carb. if it has one. Reassemble and start.

If the carb. parts are more than 4 years old, you may have to replace them.

If you need further assistance, just let me know.

Jim

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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