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I have a JD200 6.5HP JD-TEK generator. It won't start unless you put gas directly in the carburetor runs for 5 seconds. Tried unplugged the oil sensor no change. Any suggestions on what it could be.

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If the carburetor bowl is full of water it won't continue to run after it has used up the fuel you poured into carburetor.

Suggest you drain fuel bowl and the tank. Then put in 2 gallons of fresh fuel and try again.

Capture the fuel you drain from the fuel bowl and another cup or more from the tank. Put it in a glass container and if there's water, you'll see a visible line separating water and fuel... fuel floats.

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