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Changed oil, removed and cleaned float, needle and seat, and carb, changed oil again, still, several gallons of gas seep I to crank case, any ideas please? Not very good at setting the float so I dread rebuilding the carb.

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if you hold the carb upside down and level with the bowl off, measure the distance from the mating surface of the bowl to the top of the float, i think if you are at a half inch or less you should be good. there is a metal tab where the needle slides onto to the float to adjust if need be ...

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