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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the hose and screw you are talking about is for draining the carb for winter or maintance screw the adjustment screw on carb all the way in then screw it back out 1 and a half turns if dont start turn the screw out a half turn each time
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
I had the same problem- from out of nowhere the scooter started dying at every stop. I adjusted the idle screw to 2000 and it still idled up and down. I bought some injector cleaner but this will take a while to work (several tanks of gas) and then found this link- seems to be a very simple thing to do once you read this link. I hope it helps. --
Posted on May 19, 2009
SOURCE: I've just had the same problem
check the fuel cap for a vent it needs to be vented . the air displaces the fuel no vent on fuel try running with the cap off . if it runs the vent was clogged or the wrong gas cap
Posted on Aug 09, 2009
Testimonial: "The cap was clogged. Thanks for your Help"
Sounds like you will need to clean the carburetor or replace your carburetor internal rubber parts like the diaphgram and O rings.
Be sure to use compressed air to blow out all the fuel and air passages.
Be careful when blowing out the passages, because there are sometimes small rubber type seats in the bottom of some of the passages.
Sometimes you can get by with priming the carburetor or using starting fluid and letting it run a few times like that and it will flush the gunk out of the jets,but most of the time you will need to rebuild the carburetor.
Keep in mind that the float for the carburetor must be level when you go to reassemble the carburetor or follow the instrucitons you get with the carburetor kit.
If the mower/weedeater is over a year old, then I also recommend that you buy and install a new carburetor repair kit,because the diaphragm will get hard and that will cause it to be hard to crank.
When you clean your carburetor and remove the jet screws, you will first need to seat the jet screws.
But before you seat the jet screws count the number of turns it takes to seat the jet screws from their original position.
Be sure to mark the turns down on a piece of paper.
That way when you put the jets back in, you know to seat them first and then turn them back out to their orginal position before you started.
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Posted on Oct 12, 2010
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