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Originally Posted by Dannoman View Post
One thing that can cause problems is a bad fuel cap. Does it run okay if you unscrew the fuel cap? If so it isn't venting properly and needs to be replaced. A quick fix is to just drill a tiny hole into the gas cap.
First try switching gas caps or use a paper towel and elastic band over the top. If the same, it's not the gas cap, could be a clogged fuel line.

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