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Carb problems I have an RV, Dodge with a 440. It's a 1980 yr. & it has a Edelbrock (fact. replacement carb) My problem is the 2 screws for adjusting (front by intake ) air/fuel will screw in & out all the way & nothing changes!! What can I do, or does it just need a new card?

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Sounds like the vain is blocked, you will need to take out the jet inside and clean it out. its brass so be careful when removing it. should be 2 or 3 in there remember where they all go don't put the wrong one back in the wrong hole they are different pin settings. flush out the hole and blow into them to make sure they are clean clean the hole in the jets and refit while you have it off clean the filter in the fuel line. and change the fuel filter when all clean the cleaner the better refit back on to the engine and use some carb seal blue or red will do as they colour code now. tighten back down . when all fitted make sure the settings on the fuel it 4 turns and air is 6 this will help it to start then adjust from there to get to your desired settings. hope this helps.

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