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I have a McC Power Mac 380. I have owned it since it was new and it doesn't have a lot of hours on it. I thought I emptied and used up the gas since it's last use, but now with fresh gas and new fuel filter it will only start if I prime the carb with some fuel. After several pulls it runs great for about 4 seconds and dies. I have sprayed carb cleaner thru the fuel system when I changed the fuel filter, but it didn't help. What can I do to get my saw running again?

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Did you clean the jets on the carb,take the jet out counting the complete turns prime it a few times, then put the jet back in with sth same amount of complete turns. then prime and start

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