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Old 12-27-2019, 03:48 PM   #4
Merc Cruzer
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Default Re: Fuel Evaporation or leakage from the carburetor

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Originally Posted by 51 MERC-CT View Post
Does it go down any further than the needle valve inlet.
If it does then something lower than that level is the source.
If it does not go lower than the needle valve inlet there is a possibility that the fuel is being siphoned back into the fuel tank.
The fix for that is to insert a one way check valve in the fuel line
The level was between the top of the power valve (shown in the picture) and the bottom of the needle valve inlet. I can also confirm it did not leak out of the float hinge pin opening.
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