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2001 john deere saber briggs moter smell gas in oil

Runs for minute starts flooding out dying have 2 drop rpms down stays running but will die in high idle you can smell fuel on oil dipstick could this be the fuel cylanoid going bad on my carb i think it is a 13 hourse briggs engine

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If you're using ethanol-blended fuel, the ethanol will eat away at the neoprene parts inside the Briggs carb.Going to need a carb rebuild.
Don't run your engine until it's fixed or you could damage it as gas will pour into the crankcase, causing the oil to thin and lose its lubricating ability.

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