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  1. #1
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    Default carburetor leaking !

    my carb is dripping gas when it sits overnite , any ideas why it is doing this , gas is expensive , lol ?

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    Branson 2400H, JD X540

    Default Re: carburetor leaking !

    Quote Originally Posted by weedwalkins View Post
    my carb is dripping gas when it sits overnite , any ideas why it is doing this , gas is expensive , lol ?
    First guess would be the float needle and seat in the carb. They go bad over time and allow to gas to keep seeping into the carb until in over flows. Depending on engine model and carb style it may also be running into your crank case ad thinning the oil.

    Roy
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    Branson 2400H MMM & FEL

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