W-100 5.2L V8 318 THE CARBURETOR KEEPS OVERFLOODING. IS THAT THE FLOAT BEING STUCK OR NEEDLE?

1987 Dodge Ram

Tiny

mvp25_01

March, 31, 2012 AT 4:35 PM

Gas bubbles out the carb when it is cranked.

FOUND 426 RELATED QUESTIONS

3 Answers

Tiny

fixitmr

March, 31, 2012 AT 4:46 PM

Yes or dirt on needle seat.

Tiny

mvp25_01

March, 31, 2012 AT 4:49 PM

How can I clean it or knock the dirt free? With a screw driver or hammer?

Tiny

fixitmr

March, 31, 2012 AT 5:17 PM

Sometimes tapping on carb will clear it but if say needle mechanism jammed or the float itself is bad because of leak and not working then disassembly will be required.

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