1987 DODGE RAM W-100 5.2L V8 318 THE CARBURETOR KEEPS OVERFLOODING. IS THAT THE FLOAT BEING STUCK OR NEEDLE?

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  • 1987 Dodge Ram

Gas bubbles out the carb when it is cranked.

Saturday, March 31st, 2012 AT 4:35 PM

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  • fixitmr
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Yes or dirt on needle seat.

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Saturday, March 31st, 2012 AT 4:46 PM
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How can I clean it or knock the dirt free? With a screw driver or hammer?

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Saturday, March 31st, 2012 AT 4:49 PM
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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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Saturday, March 31st, 2012 AT 5:17 PM

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