two48s

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two48s    0

I'm not getting gas to my carborator. I can see gas at the base of the carborator. Do I need to replace the gasket or is it something else. Tony

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Spinneyhill    221

What make, model and year of car? Mechanical or electric fuel pump? What do you mean by "base of the carburetor"?

 

Is the pump pumping fuel?

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two48s    0

Trying to start the car just grinds and grinds. It will turn over but does not seem to fire. I'm thinking the carborator is not getting gas because I see gas at the base of the carborator but not in the chock. Do I need to take if off and look at everything. 

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JACK M    446

Check for spark, If you have it then try putting a bit of gas down the throat of the carburetor and see if it fires, if it does then fix your fuel supply problem.

If it has no spark, then fix your ignition problem.

If it has spark and still will not fire with a prime then you have bigger problems.

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Spinneyhill    221

Could it be that fuel at the base of the carb. means it is flooded and that is leakage through the bottom gaskets?

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broker-len    25

how do you see gas at the base of carb ???????       do you mean it is leaking out  ??      or is it transparent  ?????    you have to start with parts you know are working       make sure all connections are tight   and carb is working     any vacuum leak ?    you can prime the motor with a little gas to see if it will fire

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