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Kohler 17.5 HP floods after turned off over night. Gas spits out of muffler when you try to start. It`s hard to start but run fine after engine starts

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Probably a leaking float valve. If it has a fuel shut off, use it, and run it out of gas after each use.
If you pull the bowl off the carb, it's the valve attached to the float. cleaning it may help, or replace it.

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