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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
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I have a Karcher Power Washer model K 2400 HH with a Honda

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I have a Karcher Power Washer model K 2400 HH with a Honda GC 160 motor that has started leaking gas underneath the air filter everytime I pull the starter rope. I can't tell if it is from a split hose, bad connection, ar a crack in the aluminum block. I Have them air filter assembly off but cannot isolate where the leak is. WHat do you think it is and what parts would I need to repair/replace? Also do you have a good schematic for me to reference to put it all back to together or direct me to one on the Karcher Website? Thanks, VC
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

what you are describing is the needle valve in the carb

is no longer sealing and leaking the gas out

I suggest to replace the carb

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
HI Wayne, I don't think that is the problem. How would the gas get out of the carburetor? When I pull the rope, I can see under the filter that gas is leaking from either a hose, where the hose attaches, or to the small block as if it were split or fractured. There could even be a fuel hose detached somewhere. It's just hard to get up there ka
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
see the source.
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

Hi Sorry for the delay

I have seen many times that the gas spits out the intake of carb from pressure

of the rope pull on the engine