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10 hp tecumsen Engine will not run on own gas

10 Tecumsen 1 cylinder on a Generator. Has sat for 10 + years.

Replaced fuel, fuel lines and filter. Cleaned out float valve base. Have new gas at float valve.

Fires and starts if I spray gas in carburetor but wi not run on its own.

What am I missing?

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Here’s a wild gander: Have you checked the fuel pump? (If it even has one; I’ve never heard of these kind of engines)

Could also be electrical wiring or a flow valve being shut (our Honda lawnmower has a fuel cut-off valve).

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