fuel valve on troy bilt 10500 generator


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Old 11-29-22, 05:02 PM
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fuel valve on troy bilt 10500 generator

I just replaced a fuel valve on my troy bilt 10500 generator. I first emptied the tank and then screwed in the part (which is the official part). I do not get any gas flow from the gas tank thru the fuel valve. I have adjusted the gas cap to check for any vapor locks but no difference. I have approximately 2+ gallons in the tank. I have tried the fuel valve in both open/closed position in case I didnt place it correctly, but the youtubes I have seen only requires it to screwed in.
Does anyone know if there is anything between the gas tank opening or have any ideas to get the gas flowing ?

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Old 11-29-22, 06:14 PM
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Does gas flow freely out the hole with it unscrewed? If so, I'd say you have a defective valve.
 
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Old 11-29-22, 07:58 PM
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There may be a filter screen in the tank and it may be plugged up. You'll have to drain the tank again and take a look to see if there's a screen.

Those gas valve are pretty simple things....you should be able to see light through the valve when it's open and held up to the light.
 
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Old 11-30-22, 04:23 AM
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thanks. I figured I had to drain the tank.
 
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Old 11-30-22, 05:40 AM
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Just a shot in the dark here. Maybe there was a piece of tape or something over the fuel valve during packaging/shipping to prevent something from getting in the valve.
Or, maybe something did get in it during shipping. A little bead of Styrofoam or something. I'm assuming you could take a can of air or really light pressure from your air compressor & back-blow it...???
 
 

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