Float Bowl Mating Surface [A]
Float Valve Needle Rod (contacted but unloaded) [B]
Float Height [D]
Measure the height with the carburetor upside down.
Do not push the needle rod in during the float height
Carburetor (see Carburetor Installation)
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain conditions. Always stop the
engine and do not smoke. Make sure the area is
well-ventilated and free from any source of flame
or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot
Turn the fuel tap to the OFF position.
Remove the shroud (see Shroud Removal in the Frame
Loosen the clamp screw [A] and pull out the air duct [B]
from the carburetor.
Carburetor Holder Bolts [C]
Free the boot [A] and remove the choke cable [B] from
the holder [C].
Remove the choke cable lower end [D].
Unscrew the cap [E] and pull out the throttle cable lower
end with the throttle valve, spring and jet needle as a set.
If dirt or dust is allowed to pass through into the
carburetor, the throttle may become stuck, possibly
causing accident. Replace the air cleaner element
according to the maintenance chart.
If dirt gets through into the engine, excessive en-
gine wear and possibly engine damage will occur.
If the throttle valve is not removed from the cable,
wrap clean cloths around the throttle valve to avoid
damaging to it.
FUEL SYSTEM 3-13