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Old 08-30-2011, 06:28 PM  
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Default Zama carb problem

I have a Zama carb on a 32 cc craftsman weed wacker that has stopped running.
when I pump the primer bulb fuel flows out of the carb venturi instead of going back out the over flow tube and back into the tank. I have taken the carb apart but there is really nothing in there to look at. any ideas?
At this point i'm thinking about just buying a new carb, they cost around 32 delivered and for that price no one is gonna open up my carb and look at and fix it.

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Old 01-29-2012, 06:01 PM  
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Zama Carburetors are bad for having the sealant around the welsh-plugs fall out and get stuck in the check valves... you can clean them up using Brake cleaner (not carb cleaner) and use super-glue around the plugs and you will probably get another year out of the carb
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