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I want to clean the carburetor on my air compressor that has a honda motor 5.5 hp. How do I clean it????

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WHY do you want to clean the carb? If you have no problem, leave it alone. If you are concerned about old fuel in it, there is a bowl on bottom of the carb about 2" in Doameter. There is a bolt in the middle of the bowl that retains it. ( 10mm as I recall) remove the bolt and bowel. Clean out the bowl with a little mineral spirits or solvet and reassemble.

Note, turn off the fuel from the fuel tank before removin g the bowl

good luck

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