How to Fix a Gas Leak on a Carb?

Answer One of the first symptoms you will notice when the carburetor is leaking is that your car starts, but then stalls almost immediately. On close inspection, you may even notice a strong fuel odor und... Read More »

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How to Leak Test a Chainsaw Carb?

The carburetor in a chainsaw regulates the flow of gas from the tank to the combustion chamber. For this process to work, the carburetor and the fuel system need to maintain a consistent amount of ... Read More »

5hp briggs carb on gas tank only runs with hand covering the carb?

I had a similar problem with a power washer. I did the same things you did. I bought a can of Carb cleaner, the kind where you can put a tube into the spray nozzle. I found a very small hole, (s... Read More »

My Nikki carb, on a mower, floods engine at wide open, through the diffuser tube. All holes in carb are open.?

The carburetor needs to be taken apart and cleaned by soaking in a cleaning solvent.

Intake Manifold Leak Vs. Head Gasket Leak?

A head gasket seals an engine as well as the pathways of oil and coolant within the engine. An intake manifold gasket seals the cylinder heads and the intake manifold together. Information on these... Read More »