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I have a gas powered husky 2600 psi, hook up everything 3/4 hose line about 10 ft long, let water flow through w/o nozzle added, fire up the engine and when I pull the handle, engine stalls out . Any help would be great, mike


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Choke off?
\015\012Fuel quality, meaning no water, is essential of course.
\015\012If its brand new and this is the first starting, I would call Husky. Check oil..
\015\012The engine has a governor on it, so it should be sounding like its trying to not die...
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I have a gas powered husky 2600 psi, hook up everything 3/4 hose line about 10 ft long, let water flow through w/o nozzle added, fire up the engine and when I pull the handle, engine stalls out . Any help would be great, mike


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