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Donald, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  I have 25+ years of experience repairing 2 & 4 cycle engines
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Gasoline is leaking from the and I need to know how to

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Customer: ***** ***** and gasoline is leaking from the carburetor and I need to know how to rebuild it
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: well the carburetor was removed by someone else and never put back. My son and I put everything back however it is leaking gas
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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. I will need some information off of your engine, in order to pull up an image of your carburetor.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
not sure what type of engine it is. Its a craftsman 88691 26" snow
blower.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what information do you need?
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

The brand and the model numbers, if you possible ...

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

208cc ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

How old is your snowblower?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was purchased in 2009
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Used twice
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this information. Do you already have your carburetor off of your engine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well we are in the midst of putting it back together I pretty much know all the pieces
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

I believe I have found your engine. I will attach an image of the carburetor. Let me know if it looks like yours.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok great
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

I am getting the image ready to be uploaded. This will not take very long.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

Ok, click on the link below, to open image.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Got it thank you. Looks like we are missing the gaskets for the bolts
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

You are very welcome! I will attach some additional images.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Great thanks
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you sgsi
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Oops again
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

You are very welcome! If you need additional information, please let me know.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

If you have carburetor cleaner in a can, clean your needle and seat area, really well. Check your float for leaks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

Very good!