Briggs and stratton 550 series 158cc manual

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Another issue that varnish in the carb can cause is that the varnish may not allow the float needle to seal properly against the seat, causing the flow of gas to not shut off when the bowl is full.

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The result will be gas overflowing the carb and running into the cylinder, and possibly out the air intake.

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If the gas gets into the cylinder, it will seep past the rings and down into the crankcase.The only 2 solutions are to either replace the carburetor or give it a good, thorough cleaning.

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This will be evidenced by your oil level being over-full and/or the oil smelling like gas.

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