It starts up first time - every time - if I give it a squirt of starting fluid. Then it runs forever. If you restart it hot - it starts fine without the starter fluid. But when it is cold or has not been started in an hour - you must squirt some starting fluid into the carb.
It just started doing this - before it started fine every time - hot or cold.
I have changed the oil. I have cleaned the air cleaner. I removed the spark plug - it is clean and dry.
I repeat - it starts first crank every time - with a shot of starter fluid into the carb.
Any ideas on a fix?