Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE DOES NOT START BUT TURNS OVER (Continued)
a. Remove the main fuel needle valve and idle fuel needle valve and check them for damage and/or
If the needle valves are ok, go to Step 10d.
DO NOT use hard metal objects to unplug the needle valves. Hard metal objects will damage
If the needles are plugged or gummed up, rinse them in alcohol or acetone and return them to
the carburetor. Go to Step 10b.
If the needles are damaged and cannot be repaired, replace them and go to Step 10b.
b. Adjust the needle valves.
Turn both needle valves all the way to the right (clockwise) until they gently touch bottom.
Turn the main fuel needle valve to the left (counterclockwise) two full turns.
Turn the idle needle valve to the left (counterclockwise) 1 1/4 turns.
Go to Step 10c.
c. Remove the carburetor from the engine.
Figure 5-43. Air Cleaner