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Adjust needle valve?

Changed gas, restarted umpteen times, arm sore from restRting every two minutes

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  • Carole Sheaves Nov 19, 2014

    Leaf blower is a McCulloch MB3201

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Sounds like a float bowl prob.... follow the gas hose from the tank to the carb.... little bowl on bottom will have 3 to 4 screws holding it on...remove carefully... the float on the inside will have a needle that plugs off the hole the gas comes through when the bowl is full then allows more gas in as it empties... yours probably has varnish( old gas) restricting the movement of that needle and not allowing gas in fast enough... clean it with emery cloth and the tube that the needle fits into with a small needle... if it is real bad soak it in straight gas line cleaner for the night... hope it helps

Posted on Nov 20, 2014

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  • Carole Sheaves Sep 24, 2015

    Where ids the bowl

  • Carole Sheaves Sep 24, 2015

    No bowl on Mcculloch blower?
    How to find needle

  • Carole Sheaves Sep 24, 2015

    How to adjust needle

  • Carole Sheaves Sep 24, 2015

    How to adjust carburetor needle

  • Carole Sheaves Sep 24, 2015

    How to adjust carburetor needle?????

  • davis bugden Sep 24, 2015

    Unless you have adjusted a carb needle before take it to the small engine mechanic.... easy to fu K it up

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