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Lawn mower leaking gas

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Common solutions for: Lawn mower leaking gas
Solution 1:
Carburetor Bowl Gasket
If the lawn mower leaks gas the carburetor bowl gasket on the bottom of the carburetor might be dried out or missing. If the leak is coming from the bottom of the carburetor, try replacing the carbure...
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Lawn Mower Carburetor Bowl Gasket
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Solution 2:
Float Needle
The float needle might not be shutting off the fuel. The float needle opens and closes the float valve to allow fuel to enter the float bowl. If the float needle is damaged, the carburetor will contin...
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Lawn Mower Float Needle
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Solution 3:
Carburetor Gasket
If fuel is leaking from the bottom of the carburetor, the carburetor gasket might be dried out or missing.
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Lawn Mower Carburetor Gasket
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Solution 4:
Primer Bulb
Over time, the rubber of the primer bulb can become brittle and cracked. If the primer bulb is leaking, replace it. Don't try to patch or repair it.
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Lawn Mower Primer Bulb
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Solution 5:
Fuel Shut-Off Solenoid
Check the fuel shut-off valve for leaks, and ensure that the fuel lines fit tightly on the valve. If the fuel shut-off solenoid is leaking, replace it. In addition, inspect the fuel shut off lines for...
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Lawn Mower Fuel Shut-Off Solenoid
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Solution 6:
Float
The float might be stuck open. If the float is stuck open, remove the carburetor assembly from the engine and clean it thoroughly. If the cleaning the carburetor is not effective, either rebuild or re...
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Lawn Mower Float
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Solution 7:
Float Bowl
If fuel is leaking from the bottom of the carburetor, the float bowl gasket might be dried out or missing.
Required Part
Lawn Mower Float Bowl
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Solution 8:
Carburetor Repair Kit
If the engine carburetor leaks gas, rebuild the carburetor with this carburetor kit. Carburetor leaks can be caused by bad gaskets, an sticking float and other defects.
Required Part
Lawn Mower Carburetor Repair Kit
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Solution 9:
Float Bowl Gasket
If fuel is leaking from the bottom of the carburetor, the float bowl gasket might be dried out or missing.
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Lawn Mower Float Bowl Gasket
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Solution 10:
Fuel Filter
Check the connections to the fuel filter and to the filter housing. If any of the fuel lines are dry or cracked, replace them. Don't try to cut off a piece of the fuel line and then reattach it.
Required Part
Lawn Mower Fuel Filter
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Solution 11:
Fuel Line
If any of the fuel lines are dry or cracked, replace them. Don't try to cut off a piece of the fuel line and then reattach it.
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Lawn Mower Fuel Line
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Solution 12:
Fuel Pump
Ensure that the fuel lines and vacuum line fit tightly on the fuel pump. Inspect the fuel pump body for cracks or tiny holes. If the fuel pump has a leak, replace it.
Required Part
Lawn Mower Fuel Pump
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Solution 13:
Fuel Shut-Off
The fuel shut-off valve might be leaking. Check the fuel shut-off valve for leaks, and ensure that the fuel lines fit tightly on the valve. If the fuel shut-off valve is leaking, replace it. In additi...
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Lawn Mower Fuel Shut-Off
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Solution 14:
Fuel Pump Body
Ensure that the fuel lines and vacuum line fit tightly on the fuel pump. Inspect the fuel pump body for cracks or tiny holes. If the fuel pump has a leak, replace it.
Required Part
Lawn Mower Fuel Pump Body
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