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Not getting gas to combustion chamber, leaking gas from exhaust

If I pour gas through the air intake or starting fluid mower starts and will run as long as there is gas. Gas tank is full. I checked gas line past the fuel filter and is there is gas in the line. I added some seafoam to help clean it up a little, but it just makes it smoke, (white smoke), from exhaust. I also replaced the spark plug

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New carb, and two oil changes, the second with a new oil filter if applicable. Problem solved.

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Definitely the carburetor. Take it off and look for something clogged. Look carefully at the gaskets. Look for water and dirt in the float bowl.

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