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I have a Craftsman Riding mower LT1000, 42"cut, 2007 model. Leaking gas into the bowl where the carburator is. Gasket is sealing, it's not leaking out. I purchased a new "needle" and still leaking. I had asked them to order needle and seat, but the only ordered needle. do you think it could be the seat I need now? Have been trying to get this thing running so I can sell it. Seems this is the only issue left.

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When you replace the needle valve you always need to replace the seat. You also may have a bad float in the carburetor.

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