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Gas leaking from carb on Briggs and Stratton engine


`v already answerd this,are you slow? with oil in the sump you can do no damage by running the engine with abit of smoke,it will clear up very quickly. i find it hard to believe youhave done the things you claim if you dont know what a carby bowl is! ... Coleman Powermate DuraBuilt 1400 PSI Pressure Washer

I have a troy built pressure washer leaking gas from the air filter i looked around for advice and hurd bang against the carb and it will realease the float valve i did it and it worked but should i clean out the fuel in the filter area or the filter will it harm it as it is or should it be okay? the filter was soaked in gas dry now and when it happened the gas flowed from the air intake (behind the filter) if i need to clean out in there how do it do it and if i need a new filter


Definetly replace the paper filter and yes Lowes will carry them.if it does not leak now, I would leave it alone or you will be installing a nine dollar kit.The briggs kit # is 294260 is you choose to do it anyway ... Coleman Powermate DuraBuilt 1400 PSI Pressure Washer

Gas leaking out of carbuerator - Troy-Bilt 2700 PSI 2.3 GPM Gas Pressure Washer CARB 020487


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Honda 13.0 gas leaking from bowl on the bottom of carb. Engine was breathing hard and starting to send white smoke out of muffler prior to stalling. In a carburetor type car i would say the float was stuck open. This is a DeWalt 3300.


That would be the first thing I would look at would be grit in bowl stopping the float from moving freely or a hole in the float. Hope this helps. Thanks ... Dewalt 3800 PSI Pressure Washer

Gas leak from carb


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Gas tank leaks, raw gas out the exhaust


Get the leak fixed ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

My pressure washer leaks gas from the GAS TANK. The plastic tank has a crack in it. It has been barely used. when I fill it with gas it runs fine, but the gas leaks out in a matter of minutes.


If you know where the crack is you can use JB weld to repair it. ... Pressure Washers

Honda GX 240 on woodsplitter stopped running. Tries to fire a couple of times each pull but dies. Found debris in gas tank. Cleaned out the tank and hose to carb. Cleaned out the sediment cup. Cleaned out the rust and debris from the bottom of the float bowl. sounds like debris in carb jets? Is it worthwhile taking the carb apart and cleaning it, or just order a new carb?


Install a new plug, and make sure your gas mixture is not to rich, And you air cleaner is clean ... Honda 8 HP Engine

8 hp honda on cement mixer starts on first pull but shuts down as if it is running out of gas. I put fresh gas in it and cleaned the filter and bowl of the carb.


If it has a fuel filter. check that. change the spark plugs. ... Honda Pressure Washers

I have a excell 2500 psi max honda 5.5 ho vr2522 2.2 gpm presser washer and has been stored for about a year, still looks brand new and has only been used twice before, it has oil and was stored with no gas in the tank, i put fresh gas in the tank and blead the fuel bowl until fuel ran out like it should, the washer wont start, ive checked the turn on switch as well and the fuel cut off knob, i spayed gas in the carb and it fired up but stopped running as fast as it began to run, its not getting


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Carburator is gummed up I can remove the carburator but after that im lost I removed the screw from the bottom of the cup drained the old gas shot some carb cleaner in there opened the gas line put the screw back in numerous times wont start regapped the spark plug and cleaned it won't start only has been used about five hours my buddy didn,t run the old gas out of it two years ago before winter it's a type 5 manual choke/fixed throttle


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Honda GC 160 Engine, I had the carb replaced about 1 year ago, now its doing the same thing. At first it wouldnt start at all, I cleaned the carb, then it started would speed up and die. I then took the carb off and cleaned the jets, now it starts with the choke in the closed position only, at high speed it sputters and dies, but will I run it at med speed it runs but will die with tiller has a load, also when you put the choke to open it always dies. I dumped all the gas, and checked the fuel


This really sounds like a carb problem, good to hear that you are taking the carb all the way off and soaking it, this is the best way to clean a carb. I don't think it would be the fuel pump, they either work or they don't. I would check the governe ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Karcher 2400R I have not used my pressure washer for 6 months. It was left full of gas in the garage. I tried to start it but it would not fire up so I change the gas, oil, and spark plug, took apart the carburator and cleaned it out with carb cleaner. I went ahead and put everything together, pull the cord and wanted to start. While trying to start it after I sprayed starting fluid in the air cleaner I noticed that gas was coming back from the crankcase breather hose into the air filter choking


You have a poor signal to the spark plug usually caused by a rusty fly wheel found underneath the pullcord casing. clean it with releasing ajent such as wd 40. common when not in use for a while. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Carb hunts at wot and at idle, it will backfire if your not running the trigger. exhaust pipe turns red. seems to be lean. carb is clean with a new kit, fresh gas, and spark plug. if i add some choke it runs better. all the jets are clean. carb was disassembled and soaked in engine tuner.


It sounds like it is running really hot. Did you check the air filter and oil level. If not these it could be the muffler. ... Porter Cable Pressure Washers

I have a B&S 3.75, model 98902,type 014301,code 96032254 gas engine which powers a 1500PSI Clean Master power washer. The engine will start if primed but will not continue to run unless fuel is sprayed down the throat of the carburator.Apparently a gumedup/dirty carb. what is the best way to proceed to clean it? Where is best place to get a rebuild kit and/or replacement carb if needed? What are other possibilities if not a dirty carb?


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I have a Honda 5.5 hp pressure washer and it wont keep running I bought it off craigs list they said the last time it ran was almost a year ago I took off the carb and sprayed carb cleaner threwout but didn make a difference I cant seem to see any jets juist the float needle and that was clean if I pour gas in the carb it will run for a for about 5 seconds and but wont stay even if I choike it. does anyone have a answer


Try soaking the carb for 15 minutes in gasoline. If you have a plugged port just sparying may not be enough to clean it ... Honda 2500 PSI Gas Pressure Washer

Wouldn't start. Starts immediately when I spray starter fluid into it (then stops). Disassembled carb section cleaned spider nest from intake manifold vent (suspected cause of problem. Reassembled. Now leaking fuel profusely from carb side (I think) of fuel tank bracket. Gaskets on both sides of bracket look OK but???


Definitely sounds like a gasket issue. Anytime a carb or manifold is taken apart, it's a idea to replace the gasket. Old gaskets are compressed and can compromise the seal after reassembly. A new gasket(s) will assure a proper seal and prevent lea ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Engine does not start. I ran it about two weeks ago and it worked fine. I took the spark plug out and it was dry. I made sure there was gas in it. I tried some starting fluid by spraying into air intake and it start running for a short time until the starting fluid ran out. I removed the carb bowl and there was gas in it. However the inside of the bowl and the float had brown deposits and looks like rust. So I think the main jet has been clogged up with a particle. How do I clear it? Where do I


Try cleaning the carb with gumout spray and a little compressed air, be careful to reassemble the float and needle valve exactly as you found it. ... Northstar Pressure Washer 3000 PSI

Honda GC190 no start. Unit has been sitting for 2 years. Drained old gas, cleaned the carb. No go. New plug gapped to 0.030in. Still nothing. spark seems good. Cleaned the fuel strainer and there IS a bit of vacuum at the fuel pump when cranking. Poured a dab of gas into combustion chamber.. Still won't "talk to me" AT ALL. Removed valve cover and checked the valves.. within specs and nothing sticking or hanging up. Timing belt and cam looks good. Took a peak at the coil.. air gap in specs. 1ohm


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I borrowed my nieghbors power washer. It worked the first day all day. In the morning i filled the gas with a fuel stabiler, and 30 oil. I may have over filled it. Upon turning it on the oil started leaking from the air filetr compartment. It starts, but then smokes starts to fume and all the oil leaks. Did I break it or is it a easy fix. I cleaned the filter housing. Also the filter was soaked with oil. should i get a new filter and install it or what is the solution. need help.


You will need to get a new filter, and drain some of the oil out of the machine. If you over fill these this will happen. 90% of the time nothing is broken. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Engine wont stay running unless i put my hand over carb then it stay runnin cleaned carb gas is flowing fine engine is on a morta mixer


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. \015\012When you said you cleaned the carb did your remove the float bowl? Here is what you need to do: \015\012\015\0121. Fuel selector off\015\0122. Remove float bowl mounting s ... Honda 8 HP Engine

Leaking carburetor I have a Ariens Snow King with a Tecumseh carburetor HS 50.My problem is that the carb is leaking fuel. What parts to be replaced?


Replace to gaskets on the bowl and usually theres a screw/or spring release on the bottom of the bowl....replace those gaskets as well ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

I have a Troybuilt pressure washer which has a Honda GC160 engine. The engine starts easily but quits after about a minute. One pull and it re-starts, then quits in a minute....... This goes on for as long as I want to keep re-starting it. Anyone know what it might be? I pulled the carb off and blew out all of the various ports I could find. I did not remove the carb adjustment screws as I have not had any luck getting them back in place during previous problems with other gas engines.


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I had gas problems cleaned the carb,brass tube,filter many times. engine would start run for 20 to 40 sec.start to hunt than stop oil is new at correct level even unplugged the level device, the same results. ordered a new carb. installed it same results taken cap off tank to check if it is not a vent problem.I have tried everything, HELP


Try to start it and then start spraying with it to make sure that your pressure relief valve is working. My son-in-law had this problem and it was because the pump built up so much pressure that the engine couldn't overcome it and it would stall out ... Honda Pressure Washers

Briggs and stratton 125K02-0131-E1 is leaking gas from around the air filter. I have looked at the hoses and they seem to be fine. I seen where to bang on the carborator to undo the foat, have tried that, still leaking and will not fire


Float is either faulty or sticking very bad, manualy take it out and clean it make sure it moves freely ... Pressure Washers
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