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JohnF2015, Small Engine Technician
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I have a craftsman LT 1000 I bought from a guy and it runs

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I have a craftsman LT 1000 I bought from a guy and it runs rough, wont ideal and black smoke coming out the exausht and gas leaking form setting bowl
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

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Have you checked the oil level? Make sure that you don't have fuel into the crankcase. This sounds like the carburetor float valve is not sealing and allowing carburetor to over fuel which would cause the things that you are having trouble with. You most likely are going to at very least need to clean and rebuild the carburetor.