what would cause a carbutarer to smell like gas

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Asked by Jan 29, 2012 at 07:19 PM about the 1963 Ford Falcon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

8 Answers

1,415

gasoline in the carb makes it smell like gas...

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745

High float level, gaskets leaking, heat soak condition?

maybe a bad choke pull of,flooding the carb.

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1,485

Most of the time old cars do. Start the car lift bonnet and have a look.

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695

its completly normal isnt the smell of old cars great possable small gasket leak but the smell aint going no where not getting flooded that bad if its still running.. your good enjoy it

65

Could be a rich mixture, leaking gasket or float level too high. Is it hard to start? What about the performance when it is going? Does it cough or back fire?

10

no it is not hard to start . the performance good ,no it does not cough or backfire

1,485

You will be fine...

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