Originally Posted by dodge dude94
The little clip fell out of it.
Like I said, The cheapo with the little clip. That should have been replaced already. It's just that it's a PITA if it happens in the middle of a ride.
And O.P, Do ya mean yer slide (or plunger,) needle? cause a float needle is what closes the fuel flow (at the fuel intake fitting,) into the bowl. The float needle is a short, thick thing and would be real hard to bend without a hammer.