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Leaking gas, unit has been sitting for 9+ months and when we…

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Leaking gas Mechanic's Assistant:...

Leaking gas

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Unit has been sitting for 9+ months and when we started 2-weeks ago leaking gas

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Put in new fuel and happens when we open value

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Not sure hope so

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Where is leak? At carburetor? The needle valve and float are not shutting off the fuel. The carburetor float bowl needs to be removed and the float and needle valve cleaned and freed up.

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