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Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician
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My 7 hp sears generator is leaking when I open the gravity

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my 7 hp sears generator is leaking when I open the gravity fed fuel line.
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 11 years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: 3600 series generator
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: 7 hp
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 11 months ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. If it's leaking gas from behind the air filter area or carburetor, it's because the carburetor needle and inlet valve are not sealing , so the gas is overflowing the carburetor