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3.8 tecumseh gushing fuel thru air filter


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05-04-14, 08:16 PM   #1  
3.8 tecumseh gushing fuel thru air filter

Tried to revive this mower..replaced primer bulb... sprayed carb w carb cleaner.. cleaned fuel bowl.. had unit running.. won't stay running... Now fuel is gushing thru air filter.... Any help???

 
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05-04-14, 11:14 PM   #2  
Sounds like you need to replace the float, needle, and seat.


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05-10-14, 06:11 PM   #3  
3.8 tecumseh gushing fuel thru air filter

Purhased new carb and motor started but slowly idled dwn and quit running... Pulled plug and it was saturated w fuel...?????? Any help????

 
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05-10-14, 08:03 PM   #4  
I suspect you have trash in your tank and it has gotten in the needle and seat of your new carb as it did the old one.


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