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CRAFTSMAN SNOW BLOWER WITH A TECUMSEH ENGINE LEAKING FUEL…

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CRAFTSMAN SNOW BLOWER WITH...

CRAFTSMAN SNOW BLOWER WITH A TECUMSEH ENGINE LEAKING FUEL CONTINUOUSLY FROM VENT HOLE

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

ITS MY GF MAYBE 10 YEARS

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

Yeah, it had some cracked fuel lines i replaced those and noticed it leaks from vent hole

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Thats all i know, it starts and runs with staring fluid but then dies as fuel comes out vent hole

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ITS been longer than 30 minutes. no answer yet
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 3 months ago
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Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 3 months ago

The carburetor needle valve and float are not controlling the fuel. Need to repair or replace the needle valve or carburetor.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
is there a kit to get that will take care of the problem
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 3 months ago

Yes, but need the model number if the engine!

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