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How to Adjust Carburetor Floats

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Reattach the float reservoir bowl to the top cover with screws and then place the carburetor back on the engine. Secure the carburetor to the engine with bolts. Reattach all the vacuum hoses and linkage to the carburetor.

Test the carburetor float adjustment by starting the engine and observing how it idles.

Tip

*Cover your work surface with plastic or newspaper so that the surface of your workspace does not get ruined by gasoline.

Warning

Remember that gasoline is highly flammable. Do not work anywhere that is closed in or near any flame source.

Items you will need: needle-nose pliers, screwdriver, socket wrench, plastic or newspaper, gas can, fuel level gauge