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Fuel over flowing

When I start it up it allows fuel to go down the overflow pipe

Posted by Ian Hirst on

  • Ian Hirst Jun 06, 2012

    it is only doing it when the engine is running and stops when you stop the it

  • knot
    knot Jun 06, 2012

    Make sure there is not rust in the tank or it will continually leak due to the rust getting into the carbs. Open the tank cap and see if it stops coming out of the overflow and if it does then there is a vent problem. If it still overflows more than likely the fuel system(carbs included) needs cleaning.



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SOURCE: Fuel running out of carb overflow pipes

Either the float is set to high, you have trash in the lines, or the more likely scenario is the atmospheric vent line is pinched or plugged.

Posted on May 15, 2012


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