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If it's repeatedly flooding, you need to have the carburetor rebuilt. At the very least the needle and seat are leaking and possibly stuck open. If it runs well most of the time and it just floods occasionally, hold the throttle to the floor and don't let it move while you try to start the engine. When the throttle is part way up, the choke causes a lot of fuel to be drawn in, flooding the engine. When the throttle is all the way down, the choke opens up a bit, letting more air in and cuts back on the fuel.

Also, every time you step down on the throttle, you pump a little more fuel into the engine, so if it's flooded, just hold it down and don't let the accellerator pump make it worse.

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