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Old 02-15-2005, 10:34 PM
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Carter AFB Fuel Leakage

I recently rebuilt a Carter AFB (9637S) for use in my '71 Mercury with a 400. I was having problems starting the car after it sat overnight. After it was warmed up it started fine. Upon removing the carb I noticed that it was leaking fuel into the intake from under the carb. When I opened it up I noticed the float bowls had abouit a 1/4 inch of fuel left in them. I checked the float level and they seem to be in spec. Any suggestions as to what may be causing this? Thanks.

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Old 02-16-2005, 07:02 AM
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Most carbs with main well plugs due to the use of metering rods do this, Quadrajets are notorious for it. As for a carter I never heard of them doing it, but I`m not real familiar with them.
Anyways, you`ll have to remove the carb and check the plugs, on Q-jets they can be restaked with a punch and hammer, then coated with a fuel proof epoxy, if your carter is the same way you can do the same thing.
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