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post #12 of Old 11-23-2009
Learning the HARD way...
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Check the float and needle valve (especially the seat) too.

Are you sure that the gunk didn't just travel up inside the jet? I use a piece of wire wrap wire (available from RadioShack) to push through the jets, and all of the little holes in them whenever I pull one. At the risk of getting critiqued, I admit that I then spray the carb bowl with WD40 to help keep water out until I put the motor back in service. (WD40=Water Displacement formula 40)
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