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Old 08-10-2020, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by SBSerpent View Post
Carrying that thought a little further. When I placed the old N&S back into the fuel bowl, it just dropped right in up to the threaded portion with no resistance from the O-ring. Based on the recommendation of using a lubricant around the O-ring, I would think that the N&S assembly shouldn't just 'fall in' to the hole but rather needs to be pushed in due to the resistance from the O-ring. Shouldn't that be the case? If my old N&S just drops in, does that indicate a bad O-ring?
Yes, bad o-ring.
The o-ring needs to be the correct size, and lubed on assembly. It is the first resistive part on assembly.
A bad o-ring can be a reason for a creeping float level, and flooding condition.

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