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I have a troybilt 3300 psi pressure washer with a gx390 honda engine. Replaced carb with new one . washer now will start and runs fine under load but let off water and carb goes up and down and backf

\015 Runs smoothly under the pump load. Let it run without pump working and it flutters in keeping an even rythem or stroke with backfiring\015

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