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I am not sure if you mean flooded as in too much gas or submerged into water. If it is by gas then you could just let it set and try again later or take out individual plugs and use compressed air to blow them dry.

Now if you are talking about water that is a whole different beast. You need to remove all the plugs at once and turn the engine over several times to blow out any water. Dry the air filter out. Then you need to put fresh oil in it.

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