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Unread 03-13-2010, 03:41 AM   #1
kluman
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My son's CJ5 has an Eldelbrock that leaks through the vents on top of the airhorn. What should i check?

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Unread 03-13-2010, 06:11 AM   #2
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I would be checking the float level out and the condition of the float needle and seat.
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Unread 03-13-2010, 08:32 AM   #3
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^^^ What he said...You've either got crap in the needles or a sunk float. Leaks from both of them? I'd doubt that both floats sunk, so i'd say it's a fair bet that the needles have dirt in them.
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Unread 03-13-2010, 01:04 PM   #4
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and while you have it apart put in the off-road needles and seats and reset the fuel level. That is if it hasn't been done already.
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