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Vince O., Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers
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Dd12 carb is blowing gas out the relief hole. Thought stuck

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dd12 carb is blowing gas out the relief hole. Thought stuck float or needle valve. Replaced and new gaskets, but still doing same. Suggestions?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: recently. worked fine last weekend, started doing it this weekend
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yep, flushed (drained) tank, new filter. lots of gas
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: For the most part. If I cant get it, are there rebuilt carbs I can get?
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Thats about it.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Vince O. replied 2 months ago.

Hello, what make engine? Did you replace the float? Did you shake the float to feel if fuel inside it?