Posted by Kurt-NEPA on September 23, 2013 at 08:40:15 from (22.214.171.124):
In Reply to: magic gas posted by redruff on September 22, 2013 at 13:57:32:
I would check the float valve seat. They are really hard to get leak free. Took me three tries on my 660.
This is what I did. Took the top off the carb, removed the float and needle, and left the mounting studs on. Placed it upside done in a bench vise with the studs clamped lightly. I then ground an old wood chisel to tightly fit the float seat. I put an adjustable wrench on the chisel and tightened. I got about 3/8 of turn on that puppy. I thought I had it tight before. Good news was no more leaks.
All I can say is that is what worked for me.
BTW, I agree, those hundred series shut off valves are the pits.
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