Moderated Discussion Areas
ContinuousWave: Whaler Repairs/Mods
Fuel leaking out of carb - cause rough running?
|Author||Topic: Fuel leaking out of carb - cause rough running?|
posted 02-22-2004 09:20 AM ET (US)
On the trailer ride home on Saturday, my 1982 Evinrude 90 leaked gas out of the front into the splash well. I saw the copious archive threads and realize that is normal. However, when I fired it up a few hours later, it ran very rough.
My question is could the fuel leak out of the carb cause damage to the carbs, for example by screwing up the floats?
The carbs were overhauled within the last month and the engine was running terrific before the gas leak.
Spark is fine.
Anyone have any experience with this particular problem?
posted 02-22-2004 09:41 AM ET (US)
It sounds like one of your carbs is flooding. This is very common and usually happens when debris is holding the float needle open or your float is working properly. Take off your air box and see which carb is leaking then you must take the carb apart and clean it. Good luck and post again.
Powered by: Ultimate Bulletin Board, Freeware Version 2000
Purchase our Licensed Version- which adds many more features!
© Infopop Corporation (formerly Madrona Park, Inc.), 1998 - 2000.