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Hi Jon, I need some help.  After some repair work done, the generator is still dripping gas.  It's coming from a gauge that comes from the engine to the air filter box.  Now after a 4 days away from home, when we came in, we saw two drops of gasoline below the exhaust system (muffler), that's on the other side of the generator.Any suggestion?We are waiting for a new generator this Tuesday, should we shut down the generator or push it for two more days?Please let me know,Thanks
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

The problem here is that the carburetor has gone bad. The float needle is not shutting off the flow of gas to the carb when the bowl is full.

The repair is to clean and rebuild the carb, or just simply replace it.

This will not hurt anything as long as the engine is running, but if you shut the unit off, shut off the fuel valve to prevent this from happening.

Check your oil level. If it is over full, and/or if it smells like gas, change the oil before using the genset.

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