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I have an onan 5500 generator and it was workinf perfectly until out of knowhere it

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I have an onan 5500 generator and it was workinf perfectly until out of knowhere it just quit. the problem is the carburater is getting to much fuel it just poors out of it as i try and start it.
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It sounds like the float or float valve is stuck which is allowing fuel to flow through the carburetor when it should not be.You will need to remove the carburetor, cleaned and probably rebuild it with a new repair kit.I believe that this will take care of your fuel problem.
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