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Homelite 23 av will not run wide open

It will start and run BUT will not open up all the way and sputters when full throttle.. what and how do i fix this??

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Generally when you have a problem at wide open throttle it is a sign of the unit not getting enough fuel. It can be either a simple carburetor adjustment on the high speed side or a kit in the carburetor to replace a stiff or stiffening diaphragm

Posted on Jan 15, 2013

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SOURCE: homelite runs wide open all the time

intake boot under carb is probably bad, mine did the same thing and this was the problem. about a 6 or 7 dollar fix

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SOURCE: homelite timberman only runs wide open

Start with "H" and "L" at 1.5 turns CCW from lightly seated then tune for performance as follows:
Carburetor Adjustment by Madsens.com
http://www.madsens1.com/saw%20carb%20tune.htm
CW is leaner; to lean will destroy the saw. If over tightened closed (CW) the adjustment screw faces are easily marred; marred adjustments are difficult to impossible to set properly.
Clean the air filter; adjusting with a dirty filter can cause a run lean condition once cleaned and the saw run.

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