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Username Post: Checking carb float for leaks        (Topic#374478)
52_Belair 
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Loc: Canby, Oregon
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02-10-24 09:35 AM - Post#2866770    

Would you think submerging the float in kerosene over night would be a good test to see if a float is leaking?



 


Dave in VA 
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Dave in VA
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02-10-24 12:46 PM - Post#2866777    
    In response to 52_Belair

When mine was leaking, you could shake the float and the gas would slosh around. I heated it with a lighter, and it had a leak in the solder between the 2 halves.

mikescarb.com fixed me up...

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