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Gas leak in Honda GCV 160 mower

Posted by lowcountrybird SC (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 9, 13 at 12:08

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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RE: Gas leak in Honda GCV 160 mower

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


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RE: Gas leak in Honda GCV 160 mower

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.


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RE: Gas leak in Honda GCV 160 mower

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


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