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Toro gts5 leaking gas

I have a Toro gts5 that I have not used for 5 yrs. I tried to start it and smelled gas. I looked like it was coming from behind the filter. I removed the filter and saw the gas leaking from the small hose comming out of what I think is the filter. There is a small hose coming out from the filter also. I think somthing is missing that attaches them. Any ideas out there? Thanks

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Have a Toro GPS5 600 lawnmower. Starts with Choke on, but dies if you move off choke. Also, runs fast and slow when blade engaged. I heard carb for this unit are no longer available. Help

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The engine is starving for fuel. At this point I am assuming the spark plug is clean and not fouled, and the air intake cleaner is not clogged. The idle jet passage most likely has a blockage, preventing fuel from reaching the combustion chamber. Priming the engine while it is trying to run is forcing fuel to the engine instead of the fuel vaporizing and flowing to the engine.

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