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VALSI 5,500 WATT GENERATOR WILL NOT START

I have fresh gas and oil and followed the exact instructions in
startinf the unit and will not start,I bought my unit 2 and half years
ago and it was used only once for a fews days due to hurricane.any ideas?

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All generators need to be run once a month. All things from the tank to the and including the carb will get gummed up with dried out fuel. I have a whole house generator and a 5500 watt gen set on my motor home. I keep fresh fuel in the stand alone house generator in California in case of a bad earthquake. I drain the gas after every run and keep all vehicles full of fuel just in case. Run gen sets at least once a month or pay pay pay!!

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If it was sitting with old gas in carb you may need to clean hte bowl and jet. probably gummed up.

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