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Hi.

While i was inspecting with a flashlight,the head of the 2e3 pierburg
carburetor,i have noticed that i can see a fuel through the two different
holes in the carburetor(i marked them with red arrows at my attached
photo).What is the purpose of those holes?Are they made as a tool to
inspect/check the fuel in the float bowl? Is it normal to see fuel through
them?Can it give me an indication if i have a flood carburetor?
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I think they are vent holes for the float chamber, so are supposed to be open.
 
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Hi,Alan.

Yes,i guess you right.It makes sense,since in that way the float chamber keeps
an atmospheric pressure,so the fuel can flow to the lower pressure in the venturi
part of the carburetor.
Can looking inside these holes give me any sort of indication to a possible problem?
like a flood carburetor?
 

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If your carb is flooding, then you have a problem with the needle valve/float, and the carb needs stripping down to check it out.
 

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If your carb is flooding, then you have a problem with the needle valve/float, and the carb needs stripping down to check it out.
Yes,i am familiar with that,but my point is to understand if i can use these holes to find problems by looking through them at the fuel level or something?
 

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Alan.
I understand that you don't have an answer to my last post,
but that's okay,since you have already answered to my main question(the question in the title).
So my problem is solved.
Thank you very much for your help.
 
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