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Ariens snowblower ST724 leaks gas from the carbourater

I took the bottom of the carb off (where the float is) and a little metal pointy piece on a thin wire fell out. I don't know what this piece is but I'm wonder if it was catching on the float and causing the issue. Where does this piece go? I can't locate a manual for this snowblower online to assist me with the breakout picture. Any help is MUCH appreciated!

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The little metal peice with the wire ataches to the float at the hinge part of the float, if you use yahoo type in tecumseh carburetor diagram then click on Parts and Diagrams and the web address is partstree.com it will show you a breakdown of a carb and how it goes together. It may not bee your exact carb but they are all pretty much the same. It also sounds like you may need to rebuild your carb. If you get it back together and it still leaks, I suggest you take it to a small engine repair shop and have them rebuild it for you only cause you need a special tool for the seat and the float will have to be set.

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