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Leaking fuel from generator, husky 5500 with a samsung

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leaking fuel from generator carburetor
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: husky 5500 with a samsung engine
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: runs for a few seconds then stalls and leaks lots of fuel
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The generator in a Husky 5000 with a samsung engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. It sounds like your needle in the carburetor isn't sealing with the inlet valve ov the carburetor, because of this gas is bypassing up over the float and coming up the main jet and out the carburetor, it may also have gotten down into the crankcase and mixed with the oil , check the oil to see if it's thin or smells like gas
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Hi have you done anything else with the generator

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