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Rotted fuel lines

My model HLT-16. the fuel lines are rotted. do the both have to long enough to be in the tank all the way?

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Normally one fuel line has a small filter on the end of it. that one needs to be exactly the same size. that one sucks up the gas and sends it to the engine. the other fuel line is for the excess gas / air to return to the gas tank and keeps it from spilling all over you / or wasting fuel. it can be shorter but is required to be inside the gas tank to recycle the unused fuel

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