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02-03-18, 04:59 PM   #1  
Fuel bowl

Hi, does a fuel bowl attached to a carb act as a check valve?
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02-03-18, 05:10 PM   #2  
Doesn't seem like it, not just the bowl anyway, though the needle valve attached to the float should if it's working correctly.


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02-04-18, 12:56 AM   #3  
No, the fuel bowl holds the fuel in contact with the main jet and that's pretty much it.


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02-04-18, 03:18 AM   #4  
No the float in the bowl is attached to a needle valve that will shut fuel off when bowl is full.

 
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