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Old 01-16-2018, 06:26 PM
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Default 212cc predator engine

I have a predator 212cc engine that will crank and run just a minute then dies. Does anyone have any thoughts?
Old 01-16-2018, 09:59 PM
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How about some back story.
Did you just buy it?
Has it sat in a pile of junk in back of the barn for 5 years?
Is it stock, or modified?
Does it have fresh gas?
I'm gonna bet it needs a good carb cleaning.
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Probably fuel problems. Clean the carb and make sure the fuel lines look OK and aren't perished
Old 01-17-2018, 10:32 AM
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Does it RUN run, or just sputter and chug run?

If it RUNS and then dies , you've likely got a clogged up float valve or your float won't open fully. Or your shutoff valve isn't open fully. Your engine is using fuel faster than the bowl is filling.
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