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How do I replace a Carburetor in a Riding Mowers & Tractor?

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Disconnect the battery

    Set the parking brake and park the tractor on a level surface. Remove the key and let the engine cool off. You should wear gloves to protect your hands. Remove the bolt connecting the negative cable to the battery and tuck the cable away from the battery post to prevent it from touching the battery post.

  2. Remove the engine blower housing

    Lift the tractor hood and remove the air duct mounting screws. To get more room to work, remove the hood.

  3. Disconnect the fuel line

    Use hose pinch-off pliers to remove the fuel line. If you want to catch drips, place a shop rag under the fuel line. To remove the fuel line from the carburetor, you need to release the fuel line attachment. Any spilled fuel should be wiped up.

  4. Remove the carburetor

    Remove the air intake mounting nuts and take a picture of the intake linkage connections.

  5. Install the new carburetor

    Attach the new intake gasket to the engine by positioning it near the choke rod and connecting it to the spring. Attach the breather tube to the air intake and connect the air intake to the carburetor, then install the air intake mounting nuts.

  6. Connect the fuel line

    Attach the fuel line to the engine. The fuel line has hose pinch-off pliers on it.

  7. Reinstall the engine blower housing

    Put the blower housing on the engine and align the air diverter.

  8. Reconnect the battery

    The negative cable should be connected to the negative battery terminal. The seat should be lowered.

Time required:

45 minutes.

You would need the following tools:

hose pinch-off pliers, nut driver set, pliers, shop rag, work gloves, wrench set.

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