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That's a small needle there should be a little spot for it to slid on the bottom of float goes down in the hole under the float

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spray up thru the center of the carburetor
spray and clean the main jet with cleaner and 'tag' wire
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5) clean any debris from inside the bowl or carb body
6) re-install bowl and center bolt, air filter assembly

*if you need gaskets, your Briggs dealer can supply. The kit is cheaper than individual gaskets, and all the parts needed to finish the above repair are in the kit.

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