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Wehave a weedeater featherlite string trimmer, how do you adjust the low and high idle screws on the carburetor?

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Without removing them and slotting the heads on them, a special tool to turn them is available. They have them on E-bay and sell for about $10 and up...but be careful messing with the factory settings as the carb is quite sensitive to change, unless it is so worn that it needs to be rebuilt.

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