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My Homelite Mighty Lite 26CS initially starts but only runs on full or half choke and eventually stalls in about 5 minutes. Will not restart untill it cools off. I did mix fresh gas ,put in new spark plug, Still no difference. Any suggestions???

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Check that the muffler is not blocked. Your symptoms are typical of this condition.

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Hello,
My name is Dane and I am going to help you solve your problem.
I don't know what homelite says, but I have found that this works well on any 2 cycle engine.
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