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My idle is struggling

I am having a power problem, I made the mistake of touching the high/low idle adjustment screws now I find myself not being able to get optimum performance out of my Poulan 38cc, what is the proper aproach to making the adjustments?

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Start out with both of them set at 1 1/2 turns out and then fine tune from there if needed. hope this helps you

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