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Trimmer puking gas out carb!

I have an old Homelite trimmer that I recently put all new gaskets in, 2 new fuel lines ( only has 2), new fuel filter and new spark plug. The trimmer fires up and runs fine for 5-7 minutes and then dies. About 30 seconds after it dies gas starts gushing out from the carb through the air filter. I can see the gas coming up from one of the fuel lines while it is doing it. Anyone got any idea whats happening to it.

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You could have a bad pump daiphram, which is holding the needle valve open. You can try rebuilding carb.or just replace carb. that is the easiest way.

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