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STARTS FINE (TECUMSEH H1OO ENGINE) BUT RUNS RICH. NO ADJUSTMENT AVAILABLE ON CARB. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

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First off, is this an LPG, Nat Gas, or Gasoline powered unit? If you are sure that it is running too rich and you have no adjustment; the easiest way to reduce the volume of liquid going to the carb would be to put a regulating valve in the line somewhere. you could use a gate valve or even a ball valve if you had to.

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