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LT 1000 flooding gas out muffler and stalls, then pours in carb.

It was smoking real bad when cranked and flooding out. When it stalls the carb. floads with gas. Can you help???

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Check your oil. Does it smell like gas? If so, don't run it even if you could. You will fry your engine. The float needle and seat in the carb are leaking. In other words, the float needle is not shutting off the gas when the bowl is full. You need to have them replaced.

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