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Troy Bilt Tiller Tecumseh carburetor Flooding

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2017/05/01 05:50:00 (permalink)
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Troy Bilt Tiller Tecumseh carburetor Flooding

I have a Tiller with a Tecumseh engine Carburetor 951-12875, it floods out the cylinder and I took it apart, but all looks good. It hasn't been used more than 5-6 hours even though it is about 10 years old. It ran fine one day and I ran it until it ran out of gas and the next day it started flooding as soon as I tried to start it. Gas just spews back through the breather hose after a few pulls. Any Ideas?

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    Re: Troy Bilt Tiller Tecumseh carburetor Flooding 2017/05/01 22:10:29 (permalink)
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    Pull bowl and float off and check for dirt at needle valve inlet. Crud from bottom of tank could be holding slightly open. Also, if you too take needle off float, make sure tip of clip points towards air filter, not cyl. head or needle will not seat/ center properly and will cause flooding. Hope this helps.
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    Re: Troy Bilt Tiller Tecumseh carburetor Flooding 2017/05/02 10:07:22 (permalink)
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    Check oil for gas since it is flooding.
    Make sure fuel tank is clean.
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