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When im riding engine cuts out like im out of gas then dies ,with full tank after a few minutes will restart

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Check the fuel filter. If it is mostly clogged, you will get fuel through, but not fast enough to keep going.

If it is pretty old, the fuel lines might be ruined by ethanol in the gas. The inside of the old rubber lines looks like the rubber has melted. New fuel lines are made of material that is resistant to ethanol. Anyway, fuel should flow like water in a pipe. If it is sluggish at all, replace them.

Clean the carburetor. It sounds like the float is not moving right. It runs out of gas and doesn't refill right away. After it sits for a few minutes, it slowly refills, then you can go again for a short time. This is a shot in the dark for this problem, but I have solved 90% of running problems by just doing a quick carburetor cleaning.

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