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6.0 hp approxomitly 15 years old. was not used for 3-4 years. I can get it started but will only run when holding in the prime button. To get it started i have to prime it many times. I have sprayed with carbo??rater cleaner and put gas cleaner in the gas tank. I put in a new spark plug and air filter. Any suggestions

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You must remove the carburetor off the manifold and clean the float bowl along with the needle and seat. You have contaminates sitting inside clogging up this carburetor real good. Pushing the primer bulb has more force than the carburetor fuel pump so that is why you only get gas fed through this way

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