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It started but when i pluged in ti it it quit. has not started since. checked plug and it was loaded with gas. install new plug and tried. check spark and it appears eratic. pulled air filter off and it is spitting gas out of carburator. i have maybe 10 hours on this generator

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Sounds like the float is stuck, how long has it ben setting around? try some carburetor cleaner. spray the carburetor down. empty the fuel tank put fresh fuel with fuel treatment. you may have to remove the spark plug, pull starter string a couple of times to clear out cylinder make sure spark plug is dry put back in and try to start the generator.

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