Gas leak in Honda GCV 160 mower

lowcountrybird(8b)April 9, 2013

I have a gas leak that you can see in the attached photo slightly down and left of center.

Has anyone encountered this before and do you have any recommendations for solving the problem without reinventing the wheel?

Thank you.

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ur44lois

exact same thing is happening with ours and its only been used 3 times

    Bookmark   April 9, 2013 at 12:26PM
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tomplum

These leak here normally do to a defect or piece of debris at the float valve. (Provided that it isn't due to being tipped) New and under warranty? Have a Honda dealer handle it. Meanwhile- use the fuel shut off valve. In my world, I would remove then carb bowl to check for debris. if you find debris, remove the fuel tank to flush out as well as clean the line. If there is no debris and the leak continues- replace the carb.

    Bookmark   April 9, 2013 at 11:51PM
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lowcountrybird(8b)

Tomplum - thanks for the guidance. I will check for debris accordingly.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2013 at 8:12AM
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