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Old 05-21-2013, 07:22 PM
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Default OS.65 LA fuel leak-help?

my OS.65 LA is leaking fuel out the air bleed screw. I have the engine mounted at 90 degrees.I have seen some fuel dripping off of the air bleed screw.Is this normal? If not can i do anything to stop the drip? I am almost sure it's coming from around the screw .

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That's normal. It's caused by the fact that there are areas of low airflow in the carburetor, and fuel will tend to accumulate in those places. An upright-mounted engine will tend to let the leakage be sucked into the engine. A side-mounted or inverted engine will drip that small amount.
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very good...that's kinda what I thought. Wanted to make sure.

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