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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Gas is coming out of the on my gas husky power washer

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gas is coming out of the carburetor on my gas husky power washer 2600psi
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Customer: there was no pressure ... we cleaned sprayer head, we cleaned out the carburetor, the motor is jumpy and wants to kill.
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Customer: when engine is running and we turn the gas on it starts to leak out carburetor through the the filter.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Needle valve and float in the carburetor is not shutting of the fuel at the carburetor. Did you remove the needle valve and float?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
http://outdoorpowerinfo.com/repairs/briggs_walbro_lms_carb.asp
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Here is carburetor link
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
yes we did clean it out
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
The needle is not seating, go back and check the needle and float. They are not working?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
any time we turn the gas on the unit leaks,even when it is not running.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
You don't have a working needle valve and float! If you can't fix it , replace the carburetor.