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i have a problem with an older briggs vert engine when i kill it it pours gas out of the carb
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This sounds like a VERY easy fix.

First thing to do is get the numbers off the engine. Might be a group of numbers/letters mixed. Then, at the very least, get a new needle and seat for the inlet in the carb, or go ahead and get a total carb rebuild kit. This will be a relatively easy task. Just be careful not to lose any small parts and follow the directions on which side of the seat goes into the inlet first. It DOES matter. A can of spray cleaner is probably a good idea as long as you are taking things apart.

Good luck, and if you need any advice/support, let us know.
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