Re: New member needs help w/ 48cc 4-stroke (chinese)
You'll probably want to at least remove the float bowl and clean the carb out with some carb cleaner. Make sure the jets (little brass screws with a littler hole in it) are clear.
Yes, gas in the garage or house is particularly bad if you have gas heat, hot water, ect. The fumes can creep along the floor and ignite once it gets to the pilot.