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One or more of the carbs is probably flooding due to worn float valves, dirty float valves, damaged floats or maladjustment...

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Have you cleaned out the gas tank and made sure it is clean with no water. Have you replaced the Fuel filters.
Have you adjusted the carburetor properly. Have you ever replaced the spark coil, it could be bad. Have you made sure the air filter is clean and clear of any obstructions.

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Hello friend, if the crankcase if full of gas, observe if it's mixed with oil? If not verify the gas pipes it should have a leakage.but if mixed with oil then verify the oil seals and you change the oil.

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If the carb has a float, then it may be stuck open allowing the gas to run out.

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Float sank, needle valve is stuck, fuel pressure is too high, etc.

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Fully charge your battery first. Just because it is new doesn't mean it has a full charge.

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The carburetor is not sending fuel to the engine. It could be a stuck float or a plugged orifice inside the carburetor.

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Hose could be brittle or dry rotted.

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Number of things air filter needs cleaning spark plug gap but I would try the carb air screw 2to 2half turns out from fully in count the turns as you turn it in just in case

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If you have tried starting it and it won't run, pull the spark plug and see if it's wet with unburnt fuel (indicates an ignition problem). Drain the fuel and top it up with fresh fuel if it has been sitting for a long time. Make sure the air filter is clean. To do a diagnostic start, take the air filter and moisten it with fresh clean fuel (enough fuel so it's not dripping out everywhere), reinstall the primed filter and attempt to start it. When it starts, open the throttle up and run it hard. The engine will struggle to pull fuel but with some luck it will then run normally. If this doesn't work first try, repeat the process. It may have water contaminated fuel in the lines and won't clear immediately. Good luck.

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do the bleed process again starting at the longest brake line first and work back to the shortest
indicates air in the master cylinder and brake lines

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