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Starting problem/turning self off

I have already checked the oil alert,coil,cleaned carb...for this model do you have to bleed all the air out to start/restart..also could the throttle be peset to low..because when it does start for no good reason it will put put the throttle under the gas tanks..I see where there is a adjustable screw on the arm where the engine will go slower when fil with air

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Follow the copper airline that leads from the compressor to the tank and you will find the pilot valve. This brass valve controls the pressure setting and also controls the engine. There is a small flip lever on top of the pilot valve that unloads the compressor for easy starting when there is pressure in the tank. Raise the lever straight up for start and lay to side for normal run cycle. When the compressor fills tank to set level, the pilot valve pops and idles the engine. If engine stalls raise idle by turning the idle screw clockwise at the carb. The arm that you see under the tank is the governor control arm. To increase the engine speed when pumping turn speed control screw counter clockwise. Sometimes the throtle control cable must be adjusted by loosening the clamp that holds the cable (black cable) at the engine and pulling the cable back away from the clamp and re-clamp. Hope this helps, good luck.

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