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    Senior Member docjekyll2002's Avatar
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    Is it necessary to replace plastic sleeve around carb joint?

    I peeled back a little of my cracked sleeve and looks like there's still a metal joint behind it intact.

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    With engine running, squirt a little WD-40, carb cleaner etc. at the boot. If engine rpm changes, it's leaking. If not, you're OK, for now.
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    What scotti says. Mine is cracked and missing most if not all that black plastic and I'm not having any issue. But just to be safe ^^^^
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