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I've got an Briggs & Stratton 14.5 engine on a MTD riding lawnmower, 10 years old.

The plastic 90 degree fuel fitting on the carburetor is cracked and slowly leaks fuel. is there a way to just change the fitting, or is it the whole carb.
This fitting does swival easily.

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Those plastic fittings are replaceable, I've done one myself recently. It should be a tight fit when installing the new one. The one I did was a little loose and I ended up using some permatex loctite (red) on it and it worked flawlessly.
 

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Update:
Could not get that plastic elbow( being Sunday and most places closed ) and didn't want to wait. I had some ' Lepage all temperature adhesive and went with that. Pressing the adhesive in the hairline crack and all around the conection to the carburetor. Then needle nose vise grips to close the crack. Also securing the gas so it won't move as freely. 5 hours later, mowing and rolling. No leak. Check today and the same. No leak.

I will watch this and will report if this changes.

Enjoy the day all
 
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