Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/carburator adjustment

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I have a Troybilt TB144 cultivator and need to know if I tighten  the carburetor adjustment screw all the way down, how many turns out will it take to get back to factory setting.

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Hi Robert

I would completely  withdraw the needle  from the rotary barrell  , then re-insert needle back in so that it just engages the  thread ,then turn it in 12 -13 turns from the point that  the mixture screw engaged the thread on the rotary barrell valve , this is the base  setting

make running adjustments in 1/8 turn incrediments   with engine at fast idle , then adjust mixture clockwise  so that engine  runs at its fastest at that idle  setting , then adjust the mixture another 1/4 turn counter-clockwise  to richen up and slow it down a little  

presume this carb  is a wyl or wym carb  ?    unit being a 4 stroke


hope this helps in some way

here is web site for parts diagram

http://www.partstree.com/parts/?lc=troy_bilt&mn=21AA144R966+TB144+Cultivator+%28


cheers paul  

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Briggs and Stratton MST qualified Tech - Certified Kohler Expert Tech 12 years experience in repair of Small Engines -Briggs,singles, twins Kohler, Honda , Kawasaki ----Husqvarna chainsaws and trimmers -shindiawa -chainsaws & trimmers etc Walker Mowers - Kubota Ride ons - Husqvarna ride on and outdoor power equipment, -Mtd Ride Ons, Push mowers etc

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Briggs and stratton MST qualified Tech - Certified Kohler Expert tech 12 years experience in repair of small engines Husqvarna chainsaws and trimmers -shindiawa -chainsaws & trimmers etc WALKER zero turn mowers Kubota Ride on mowers Husqvarna ride on and outdoor power equipment Mtd Ride Ons, Push mowers etc some experience in 2 and 4 wheeler repair - Honda, Suzuki , Yamaha

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