leaking carb

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by vaacutabove, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. vaacutabove

    vaacutabove LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have a carb that is leaking from the smaller bulb (its off a honda aerator). It is the threaded metal bowl. not the larger bowl where the float is. I have tried another bulb and it still leaks I even tried plumbers tape and still leaks.
     
  2. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
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    That's weird...you sure it's leaking from there or is it just appearing to leak from there? What I suggest doing is dry it and then take a small piece of tissue or paper towel and starting from the top run it around the assembly and see if it's getting wet somewhere else.
     
  3. vaacutabove

    vaacutabove LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Pretty sure its coming from there bit will try that to make sure. Thanks
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