Carbuertor Leaking

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Old 12-07-07, 05:03 AM
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Carbuertor Leaking

Have a tecumseh engine and the carb is leaking but runs fine
how can I fix it and what is causing it ?

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Old 12-07-07, 05:11 AM
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Where is it leaking from? What engine is it (model/serial #'s)? We cant tell you how to fix a leak if we dont know where it is coming from or what its on.
 
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Old 12-09-07, 07:54 AM
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Carb is leaking

gas is coming out the side screw right above the bowl!
 
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Old 12-09-07, 02:02 PM
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Sounds like the float may be bad, remove it and shake it and listen for a slosh or set it in a bowl of water and see if it sinks. Have a good one. Geo
 
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Old 12-09-07, 07:14 PM
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Either the float is bad or the needle is gunked up and not shutting off the flow of fuel. Remove the float bowl and verify the float and needle are still good. If the float doesnt have any fuel in it then check that the needle valve is attached properly and is seating in the seat properly. It is very likely you just need to tear the whole carb down and rebuild it and replace all of the gaskets and o-rings. Without the float, the rebuild kit should be about $12 and is very easy to install.
 
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