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Fuel dumping out over flow tube

Flooding carb

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Sounds like the carb float is stuck in the open position and not stopping fuel from entering the carb. float could either be damaged (pin hole in it filling up with gas and not causing it to "float" and stop fuel flow) or stuck by an obstruction.

try this first. take the handle of a screwdriver and tap lightly on the carb float bowl. turn on the petcock and see if fuel still pours out or has stopped.

if you can't get it unstuck this way, then the next way is to remove the carb from the engine, turn it over and take off the float bowl. with it off, see if the float moves freely. also take notice if the carb float feels "heavy". this would indicate that it is filled with gas and the float would need to be replaced.

good luck

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