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Old 03-18-2014, 09:34 PM   #1
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Spontaneous combustion?


Taking my mower to a repair shop tomorrow.

It has a bit more than 1/2 a tank of gas. My daughter and I loaded it in the back of her SUV tonight.

The smell of gas is really strong inher car. Any danger of spontaneous combustion?

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Spontaneous, no, finds a source of ignition, yes.
Roll the windows down, or take it back out and reload in the morning. No smoking on the way.
Did you check it to make sure the floats not stick and it's dumping fuel out the carburetor?

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We cracked the windows for ventilation.

I don't know how to check the float.
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Don't worry about the gas smell, but do leave the windows open to vent the gas fumes. And not smoking is a good idea. And tie the mower down so it does not move about inside the car.
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