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I have a GP3250 portable generator. When I opened the fuel…

I have a GP3250...

I have a GP3250 portable generator. When I opened the fuel shut off valve, the gas flowed around a gasket near the carburator. Probably need to replace parts in that area

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

GP 3250 and I think it is only 3 to 5 years old

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

Maybe. The price of the generator (under $500) doesn't leave alot for repairs.

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

Only used once or twice a few years ago. I haven't run it periodically as I should.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Generac Model 005982-0 GP 3250 portable generator
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You would need a carburetor rebuild kit normally under $20
This will have the bowl gasket that s needed to stop it from leaking.
You can buy a brand new carb off Amazon or eBay for under $30. Just search GP3250 CARB
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Should I drain the tank first? Would I need to syphone it out? BTW my name is ***** ***** my younger brother
is Jon also.
No, fuel in tank is fine. Just shut valve off before carb removal.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay thanks for your help.
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