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Petrol has mixed with the oil in the engine. What is the likely

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Petrol has mixed with the oil in the engine. What is the likely cause please?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  spankyjr1 replied 3 years ago.

Hi John, my name is XXXXX XXXXX having trouble today.I will do my best to assist you in resolving your issue.

When this happens the float in carb is stuck open or needle and seat in carb is no good.

You can either rebuild carb or get a new one and install.

You will need the numbers and name off the carb you have on machine.
They used more then one brand so if there where any issues with one it would not effect every machine.

You could try just removing float bowl and spray carb clean all over while you work float up and down until free that is usually all it needs.

Of course as you already know you must change oil.

Thank you and havea great day
spanky

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Expert:  spankyjr1 replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for excellent rating John very much appreciated.

Good luck
spanky

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