How to Adjust a Small Engine Carburetor?


Most small engine carburetors have two adjustments. A fuel air mixture adjustment and a idle adjustment. To adjust start the motor and adjust the air fuel mixture until it has good throttle response and runs smooth. Then adjust the idle until it will stay running without holding the throttle.
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1. Remove the blade of a lawn mower or edger. 2. Remove the air filter. The air filter is located in different places depending on the engine model. Look for a small box or cylinder
with itty bitty tools.
1. Unscrew the air filter wing nut, pull of the air filter cover, filter and filter base. 2. Locate the secondary throttle plate cam on the passenger side of the carburetor body.
1. Operate the engine until it has reached its normal temperature to ensure that the carburetor's choke opens. 2. Turn the idle speed screw to the desired idle speed, as noted by
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You can adjust a small engine carburetor with the screws on the top and sides of the carburetor. Turn them until the engine seems to run smoother. You may have to do several adjustments to these screws. For more information look here:;
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