Rebuilding the carburetor may be required if basic adjustments don’t fix your small engine problems or improve performance on your lawn mower or outdoor power equipment. Follow the steps below for overhauling small engine carburetors.
WARNING: Always read the engine and equipment manual(s) before starting, operating, or servicing your engine or equipment to avoid personal injury or property damage. Fuel and its vapors are extremely flammable and explosive. Always handle fuel with extreme care.
Step 1: Removing the Carburetor
Step 2: Disassembling A Float-Type Carburetor
Step 3: Inspecting the Carburetor
Step 4: Inspecting Air-Fuel Mixture Screws
Step 5: Reassembling the Small Engine Carburetor
Step 6: Attaching The Carburetor & Air Cleaner Assembly