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Donald, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  I have 25+ years of experience repairing 2 & 4 cycle engines
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Just installed new fuel pump, engine started and ran fine

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Just installed new fuel pump , engine started and ran fine and than filled air box with fuel and shutt off
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

Hello, and thank you for choosing Just Answer. My name is***** will be happy to assist you.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

The reason your air box filled with fuel, is very likely due to your carburetor flooding.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

If your float is sticking, or leaking, or if your needle is not properly sealing in your carburetor seat, this can cause your carburetor to flood.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

If you remove your fuel bowl from your carburetor, you will have access to your float, needle, and seat. Check your needle and seat for wear. Also, check for sediments in your fuel bowl, that could have lodged between your needle and seat, preventing your needle from stopping your fuel flow, as your float rises up.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you '
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

You are very welcome!