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Derrick Lenz

1999 Scrambler 500 Carb leaking issue.

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So I bought a brand new carb that was set and everything. Put it all together and it runs and idles good. The downside is the bottom of the bowl is leaking fuel not a small leak either. I bought one previous and it was a cheap one and it leaked as well so I figured I'd spend the money and by an OEM one and it still leaks. Should I send it into the mechanic and have them adjust the float? I mean for a new carb I was kinda disappointed. Any help would be great! Thanks in advance.

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You should  be able to adjust the float yourself. It’s just a matter of pulling the carburetor off and opening the bowl. Pull the float out and adjust the tab up as little n

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