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Gas leaking from tank/carb?

Filled the gas tank up (about 3/4 full). Pluued to start but it wouldnt start. When i tipped it back to move it, gas came out of a box (I'm guessing the carberator). Is it just a gasket that may need to be replaced or something more costly?

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  • angerlilly Jun 02, 2009

    no. It's been sitting since last fall. I did recenty move it from Maryland to Illinois when I moved.

  • Jim Parker
    Jim Parker May 11, 2010

    Have you done any work on it lately? If so, what?

    Jim


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I would say your best bet will be to buy a carburetor kit and replace the gasket(s), needle valve, small screen, & diaphragm. The cost will be between $15-$20.
Or, you could disassemble carb. and spray with carb. cleaner. Make sure the small screen is free of debris and clean the small portals with a Den Tek Brush, (used for cleaning between teeth). Reassemble, and try starting.

Jim

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

  • Jim Parker
    Jim Parker Jun 06, 2009

    Did this solve the problem?

    Jim


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    jameywhaley May 14, 2013

    how easy is it to take off?

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