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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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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