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Dear ***** *****, I have a Troy Bilt generator - got about 2 years ago. Have started several times, but never had to use. We are expecting a huge snow storm this weekend. I went out to try and start it - no luck - and noticed gas dripping from behind the air cleaner, near the fuel valve, whne I open the fuel valve to try a start. The model is 7000 Watt XP Series Portable Generator. I'm sure I need to change the gas, and maybe the oil, but why the leaking gas? About 20 degrees here today. Derick7000 Running Watt Gas Generator (model #030477 - Not available in California)

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Leaking gas when I try to start. I made a video if you want to see it. Leaks when I open the fuel valve. Stops when I close same.

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Sure, thanks

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