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My MTD Green Machine is filling the engine up with gas. I have had the carb off three times, the needle is free, but it still keeps letting gas into the engine HELP and Thanks

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Just because the needle is free dose`nt mean it is sealing. Hold the carb upside down and try blowing into the fuel inlet pipe, if it is sealed you can`t blow through it but if you hold the right way up you can. Check the float for damage or pinholes, fuel could leak into the float and make it too heavy to close the needle valve. Stephen

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Have you looked at replacing the seat along with the needle? Plus the float may have a hole in it or some crude on it weighing it down. Or the float may be not adjusted right.
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