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Starts with choke but will not run when choke is opened to run position. New Plug, New fuel filter, New gas and oil mixture, new primer bulb, Spark arestor in exhaust port is cleaned. Will stay running if choke lever is at the half open position but will die out when throttle lever is activated

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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: http://www.zamacarb.com/pdfs/APPL_CR2010.pdf
This is the link to determine the part numbers of the kits. Zama has a great site and informative links:
http://www.zamacarb.com/pdfs/QuickKit_CR2010.pdf
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