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Briggs 12hp leaks gas from carb.


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10-17-08, 12:19 AM   #1  
Briggs 12hp leaks gas from carb.

Briggs 12hp leaks gas from breather tube, throttle body piece, and every where else except bowl. Float seems to be functioning, I pulled every thing off and blew in the fuel inlet, then again with bowl up, and it was closed. rubber Breather elbow tube has a small crack in it, could this be causing it? Its a briggs 12hp vertical engine. Any ideas anyone

 
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10-17-08, 10:36 PM   #2  
Remove the float and shake it near your ear. Do you hear gas sloshing in it? If so, it is bad, replace it.


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10-17-08, 11:40 PM   #3  
If the float is floating & the needle valve is going up& gas is leaking then the needle or seat is bad.

 
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10-18-08, 07:26 PM   #4  
Yes
I took the float off and it was sloshing fuel
So I replaced it.
Problem solved.

 
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10-18-08, 07:53 PM   #5  
Very good... Glad we could help!


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