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Category: Small Engine
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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
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
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: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Here is carburetor link
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yes we did clean it out
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
The needle is not seating, go back and check the needle and float. They are not working?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
any time we turn the gas on the unit leaks,even when it is not running.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
You don't have a working needle valve and float! If you can't fix it , replace the carburetor.