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HAVE GX290 PRESSURE WASHER. IT SHUTS OFF AFTER USING FOR2-3 HOURS

\015 THE MOTOR RUNS GREAT FOR ABOUT 3 HRS AND WHEN I REFUEL IT WILL RUN FOR APROX 10 MIN AND SHUT DOWN\015

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HAVE GX290 PRESSURE WASHER. IT SHUTS OFF AFTER USING FOR2-3 HOURS


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