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Old 02-23-2011
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I am: gary mcgarran
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carb flooding

I have a 1984 ford ranger 2.3ltr 1bbl carb,its been flooding out and running real has a feedback card with feedback selonoid.i just got the carb rebuilt two months ago.could it be the feedback selonoid the reason its flooding out and running rich?thankyou!!
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Old 02-23-2011
I am: Ken Here
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Most likely the float is sticking , holding the inlet needle off its seat.
Was a common problem on rebuilt carbs.
Take a large screwdriver handle and give the side of the fuel bowl a couple sharp whacks before disassembling it to see if it frees up .
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