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Does the fuel return line go from the bottom of the carb back into the bottom of the fuel tank

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The return line goes from the side of the carb that has the cover with the vent hole (metering chamber) back to the primer bulb (if primer bulb is external) and thru the bulb and THEN back to the carb. If the bulb is on top of the carb, then the fuel return is in fact coming from the "bottom" (metering chamber) side of the carburetor and to the fuel tank.

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