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Old 04-16-2018, 03:43 PM
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Default HELP. Leaking fuel out of PRIMER HOLE on carb??

Hello I have a 1998 artic cat 454 and I did an oil change and there was about qt of gas in there.now I have gas leak out of the hole on primer??i took carb apart and cleaned 2 jets.i ordered a new primer CAN ANYONE HELP ME OUT. primer seal looks a little wrinkly
 
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Old 04-17-2018, 07:43 PM
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Not sure on a 1998 or if it's a sled, but on my 2005 400 there is a rubber diaphram on the primer. Mine was leaking so I bought a new diaphram and it solved the problem.

Gas wise, Is there any gas coming out of your carburetors overflow? Are you sure it's the primer leaking and not the overflow valve?

Sounds like your carb is running really rich. The excess fuel drips down the cylinder and gets in the oil. It's normal for some gas to be in the oil, but a quart is probably way above normal.
 
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Old 04-17-2018, 07:51 PM
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Itís a atv i also NEVER shut off gas would that cause gas to flow threw??i ordered new primer if that donít work what would u recommend?
 
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Old 04-17-2018, 07:54 PM
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It's old, never having the gas off, and with gas having ethanol in it... When's the last time the carb was broken down and cleaned? Could be a lot of rubber in it deteriorated. I'd question the integrity of the float too.

If it were me, I'd take the whole carb off, break it down and inspect it all, then clean all the jets and give it a carb bath. Replace any seals/diaphrams that are shot. including the float if it's bad.
 
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Old 04-17-2018, 08:03 PM
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Thank you!!!!
 
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