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The most common cause of gas leakage is a carburetor problem. The carburetor mixes air and fuel to get the proper ratio to make the pressure washer engine work. As you can imagine, too much gas in the carburetor or a break down in one of its components can cause a leak.
Gasoline that sits in your pressure washer for more than six months becomes oxidized and contaminated. Degraded gasoline loses volatility and octane, causing lack of combustion, poor engine performance or a failure to start.
Fuel that has been stored for over thirty days can go bad and damage key components on your pressure washer. If possible, drain the remaining fuel into an approved container, like a gas can.. If that`s not possible, add fuel stabilizer to prevent the gas from breaking down and gumming up engine components.
Over time pressure washer hoses can start to leak, which tend to be caused from either wear and tear to the hose or damages to the seals on the connectors. The first thing to investigate is the area of the leak and if it happens to be from a connection, suspect the seals have worn out on the connector.
One of the more common questions we get concerns either the overwhelming smell of gas coming from the carburetor or fuel leaking out of the bowl or overflow. Both conditions are typically caused by a stuck or worn float needle valve.
Other reasons a gas leak occur is because of bad fuel lines, gas tank cap issues, broken fuel injectors, fuel pressure regulator issues, and gas tank vent hose problems. If you suspect your vehicle has any of these problems are, you should get it looked at right away.
It depends on the pressure washing equipment you purchase. New pressure washers will be rated with a number of hours they should last. For example, if it is rated 500 hours and you use it fewer than 50 hours throughout the year then it will last you more than ten years as long as you keep it well maintained.
It Can Harm The Unit

A pressure washer requires water to cool and lubricate the pump, which is the part responsible for pushing water from the supply hose to the nozzle. Without water to cool and lubricate it, the pump will work harder than it should, causing it to wear down quickly.

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Just bought a used leaf blower, homelite, gas leaks out of the gas tank, where the gas tube fits into it.
ANSWER : “top of the gas tank where the gas tube fits into the tank”

I assume you’re describing the gas tank cap. if so, the o-ring is missing from the gas tank cap. You can find those at hardware stores.

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2 cycle mantis tiller leaks gas thru the carb. – will not start?
ANSWER : If it leaks gas,it can **** air.you have to find out whats leaking and stop it.

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Gas tank leak – Husqvarna , No.455 Rancher, 20" Gas – Powered Chainsaw
ANSWER : From weher? between cap?

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Gas leaks out during use. – McCulloch 26cc Gas Blower Mcb3208
ANSWER : Mine is doing the same thing, I need to replace the gas cap on it. The other thing that you need to check is the fuel lines, the ethanol eats everything up.

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Gas leaking out of center hole on gas cap sears weed trimmer 358795150
ANSWER : I had same problem and got a replacement cap at a small engine shop. Seems there is a baffle in the cap to allow the tank to vent and to close off to prevent fuel leaking. Appears rubber baffle deteriorates over time.

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Gas leaking from fuel pump area – Toro Lawn Mower With Toro Power Tools
ANSWER : Check to see if pump is loose, possible crack in pump, bad gasket, fuel lines to and from pump may have bad seal to pump ,or need replacment due to ageing

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55 leaks gas from cap just installed new one still leaks
ANSWER : Most cahin saws have a plastick tank witch splits under presher,, its most likely the tank leaking but it may be a fule line if you lucky

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How do you fix a broken gas line to gas tank that was previously glued but does not hold and leaks gas to a Poulan GE21 weedeater?
ANSWER : Buy a new gas tank! Are you serious! Or buy a new weed eater, if you can’t live without this one, those models are cheap, don’t waste your time.

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