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We have a 1999 Kawaski mule 2500 and it will turn over but not start. It has fire coming but not coming out. Any ideas how to fix?
 

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We have a 1999 Kawaski mule 2500 and it will turn over but not start. It has fire coming but not coming out. Any ideas how to fix?
Sounds like a fuel issue. How old is the gas in the tank and when was the last time you ran it? Did you pull the spark plug and inspect for rich/lean or carbon build up or unburnt fuel? Gas nowadays has ethanol mixed in and depending on what state you live in you may be buying gas with up to 80% ethanol. Not only does it gum up carb jets but the higher the ethanol content the shorter life span your gas will have. If it's over a month old get rid of it and buy fresh. Small engines and ethanol don't get along so well. If you have been filling with cans you probably have a little particulate in the bottom of your tank and possibly in the can you've been using as well. If you have an inline fuel filter you might consider replacing that as well. With all that said and the fact that you have spark you need to pull the gas line off at the carb and make sure you have normal gas flow entering the carb. You shouldn't need to make any adjustments to the carburetor (factory is almost always best) but if you determine that your gas has been compromised, you may need clean the inside of that carb. Doesn't take much to plug a "low speed" or pilot jet. If you're uncertain about the process of removing and cleaning the carb yourself just relax, it's not at all difficult. YouTube any small engine carb cleaning video and you'll have no problem applying the process to your mule carb. Hope that gives you a little guidance. Best wishes and post back how things went.
 
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