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I have a 96 Yamaha bravo that seems to be over fueling not allowing it to fire. The carb has been completely torn down and cleaned but still will not fire

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Check the float level in the carb bowl sounds like the floats are not shutting gas flow off soon enough the is a you tube video on setting the float shut off level paralell to carb body

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