gas boiling out top of carb @ idle

Asked by Jun 26, 2017 at 08:27 PM about the 1982 Ford F-150 STD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

truck runs fine @ road speed but 2 low speed n idle floods out overflowing carb with gas

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Sounds like the float is stuck. Try tapping the top of the carburetor where the fuel line screws in the carburetor. If that solves the problem it's definitely a sticking float. HTH. -Jim

Yes I was the 94 Yukon I asked a question about only being able to use first and second gear I took it to the transmission shop because it's a new transmission they put it on a Dyno and everything was fine they unplugged my harness and plugged in their harness and it work good now I'm trying to change the computer I've changed the ignition the ignition switch the throttle sensor I'm at my wit's end

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