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Toro recycler My neighbor messed with float while "fixing" a problem unrelated. Now has a major gas leak when just sitting in normal position turned off?

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Float is either not connected right or the needle fell out because of the float not being hooked up right. You'll need to disassemble the carb and fix it.

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