Re: [DMCForum] I don't appear to have a mixture adjustment screw
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Re: [DMCForum] I don't appear to have a mixture adjustment screw

Here Ryan, another wonderful contribution courtesy of
John.  This will explain the whole explanation behind
the mixture screw.

--- Martin Gutkowski <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> That's precisely correct. You are adjusting an
> offset in the see-saw
> motion of the metering flap. Have you never taken
> your air filter off?!
> Martin
> ryanpwright wrote:
> > Here's a pic of the hole:
> >
> > So I decide to adjust this, since my engine is
> running a little rich.
> > I stick my 3mm allen wrench down in there and it
> just keeps going. So
> > I pull it back out and I hear this
> "thumpthumpthump". It appears I am
> > pushing down a spring loaded flap of some sort
> when I stick this allen
> > wrench in.
> >
> > My best guess, pulled straight out of thin air, is
> that the mixture
> > screw is supposed to push down on this flap,
> preventing it from going
> > up too far. Since I appear to have no screw, my
> flap just comes all
> > the way up, thus the engine is very rich.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> >

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