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Will start (spark plug works) but then shut down and not restart when I turn off the choke. Grey exhaust coming from motor.

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check the fuek lines for hole and leaks, check the fuel filter and clean if necessary. remove the carbuerator and inspect the gasket; it should be soft and flexible, if it seems hard or brittle replace it. clean the carb with carb cleaner sray (available at any local auto parts store) and compressed air. make sure you get inside the small fuel rail holes. also check the primer bulb for pin holes and proper seating/seal. i

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If you have a two line fuel system make sure the lines didn't get crossed. If they are you could still get gas to the cylinder but not enough. I hope this will of some help to you. Donnyb60

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the carb needs to be rebuilt they have 50 hrs service use

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SOURCE: Starts with choke but will not run when choke is

I've noticed the Echos are cold-blooded and a decent warm-up time is required. You indicate the fuel mixture has to be somewhat rich to keep the engine running. This indicates the needle jets need tweaking to acquire the proper mix (if applicable) or else the fuel pump diaghram is not functioning properly and needs replacement according to the symptoms.
Here is a link to the site that has the G&D (gasket and diaghram) kit and RB (rebuild) kit part numbers for you. You will need to know your machine's model. Link to determine your carb:
This is the link to determine the part numbers of the kits. Zama has a great site and informative links:
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When it won't start have you removed the spark plug after cranking it over like you were attempting to start it cold with the choke on and then inspecting the spark if it's wet then you know it is in fact getting fuel enough to start and you can proceed with the next test which is putting the spark plug back on the plug wire and grounding the spark plugs base against the motor so it can ground and crank the motor over like you again were trying to start it and seeing if your getting a good blue colored spark that is blinking fast and doesn't stop blinking/arching at the plugs electrode. ( shut the choke and throttle positions off and when you ground the spark plug do so away from the plug hole) This test is easier if you have someone turn the key for you so you can watch what the spark plug is doing while cranking it over for about 5 to 10 seconds. If erratic or no spark and assuming you've changed the spark plug or plugs then something is grounding the shut off side of the coil or coils or you have a coil problem.

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1) The exhaust is partially blocked. Check the screen covering exhaust port for carbon and dirt build-up. The high-speed exhaust air must pass freely.

2) Gas is not flowing freely to carburetor > under gas tank, find the rubber hose connected to carburetor. Pull off rubber hose and make sure gas flows freely. You can use this hose to drain gas tank of old gas, and then put in new gas.

3) Carburetor is partially gummed up and engine cuts off when gas flow slows down. Check small engine repair shop or auto parts store for gum out, and don't store engine with gasoline in the tank. Or put additive in gas when storing machine.

4) The choke is letting in too much gas or not enough gas. Try different adjustments. The choke-lever on our power washer got so bad that we could not set throttle at full open or the machine would die. We still use the machine at 2/3 throttle.

5) Dirty air filter that won't let engine breath enough air to keep up with combustion. Take off air filter and see if problem persists.

6) The spark coil is going bad?? Change spark plug to see if problem persists. Is spark plug wire pushed all the way on the spark plug?

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