Generac Generator won't start (sputter and backfire)

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Old 01-21-20, 08:27 PM
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Generac Generator won't start (sputter and backfire)

Hello - My portable gnerac generator sputters and backfires form carborator. I have flushed the gas and replacd the carborator and the filter. Still the same proble. I appreciate if anyone can share their experiences in resolving this issues.
 
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Old 01-22-20, 04:37 AM
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Please provide the manufacturer and model of engine.
 
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Old 01-22-20, 04:57 AM
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We can't help with specifics without knowing what engine you're talking about. Generac has made a lot of differrent generators over the years so saying just the brand name doesn't tell us much.

My "go to" is first fuel; clean gas and a clean, properly adjusted carburetor. I assume the generator sat for a long time with gas in it. Did you clean the inside of the fuel tank? Did you clean or replace the fuel lines? When you installed a new carburetor was it adjusted so the engine ran well?

How many hours does the generator have on it? Have the valves been adjusted?
 
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