Why is gas leaking out of my overflow or air line connect to gas tank?

by Alex Crawford
(Canton, GA, USA)

I have a Keenmotor street bike 50cc (Honda motor I believe). The back tire was shredded to pieces. Well anyway I just fixed it and I rode it for a couple minutes then it started leaking gas out of the overflow or the air line (I don't know which).

Then when I give it gas it stops leaking; then when I stop and idle it tries to die and starts leaking gas. When I turn the bike off, I turn the gas off in which obviously it doesn't leak. What does it do that? I need a respond ASAP. Thank you!

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Jun 25, 2012
Float is stuck in carburetor NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm having the same problem on my Buddy 50cc. I've been told that the float is stuck on the carburetor and there is also a probable air leek in or around the carburetor as well. To get the float unstuck you are suppose to tap the carburetor with a screwdriver. If that doesn't work then you will need to replace the carburetor as I am doing.
Good luck

Jun 07, 2012
Over flow gas leak NEW
by: Anonymous

If you have a auto choke, sometimes called an inricher, that may be bad. Or it might just have a loose wire connection, I hope.

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