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after working great all weekend today my big bear 400 wont start. I noticed a strong gas smell, took cover off air box and found 2 inches of gas in the box. I figure this has to be a carb problem but hoping someone can pinpoint exactly what to look for/replace. thanks!

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float and needle could be stuck or out of sync (or maybe a vent line plugged) ... could also be valve lash is off ,,, if the airbox fills sitting, probably float, if you are trying to start it, probably valves

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float and needle could be stuck or out of sync (or maybe a vent line plugged) ... could also be valve lash is off ,,, if the airbox fills sitting, probably float, if you are trying to start it, probably valves

Thx oxidized_black... I'll start with pulling the carb and checking float.

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