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Small engines: I have a 3.5 HP B&S on a Black Max 1850 Generator. I cleaned the carb, and cleared a clogged gas line. Now gas free flows through the carb when I open the valve. What did I screw up?
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

If fuel is flowing through the carb, it is because the float needle is not seating.

Either you have forgotten to put in the needle, you do not have it attached to the float properly, you damaged the needle or seat, or you have bent the tab that it attaches to.

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