Having problems with your Honda 8 HP Engine ?

I have a Baldor 6000W generator with a gx340 11hp engine. I have drained the tank and carb and put new gas and sea foam in it. Also I have replaced the spark plug and fuel filter. The engine will start/run as long a I spray starting fluid in the carb. But it will not continue to run without it. Also I just checked the oil level and that is good. Please help!!!


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It sounds like the engine is not getting enough fuel for it to run. First check that you have the fuel tap in the on position. If the fuel tap is on then the carby might be blocked or the needle & seat are not working properly. Turn the fuel tap off. Then take the fuel bowl off. You will then see a plastic float,turn fuel tap on. Fuel then should be flowing from carby. Push the float up and this should stop the fuel from running. Do this a couple of times to ensure that it is working correctly. If all is good after that then turn fuel tap off. Put fuel bowl back on, turn fuel tap on and test. If no luck, turn fuel tap off. Then you will need to take the carby off the motor and clean it using carby cleaner. Be sure to spray cleaner in all holes of carby and blow out carefully with air compressor. Put carby back onto motor and turn fuel tap on and test.
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