engine flood how to get the gas out?

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Asked by Mar 07, 2012 at 01:29 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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in time it will dry out or you can hold it a full throttle and crank it untill it starts but if it is flooded bad you will just have to wait for it to dry

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You can wait till it evaporates or take the spark plugs out. With your plugs out cover the empty plug holes and give the engine a quick turn to get rid of any residual petrol. Best to disable the spark in the ignion leads if you atempt that so you don't cause a fire.

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