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Carb Cleaning

I can't seem to remove the carb from the engine. It looks decently gummy on the outside. Would it be ok to just clean the carb from the outside? I cleaned the float, needle valve, and the power adjust screw. I sprayed into the carb with the carb cleaner.

(I also learned that getting carb cleaner on your skin really hurts!)
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There are various air passages inside the carb that need to be cleaned out, if you can it is always better to remove the carb for cleaning.
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It really depends on how bad it is. Sometimes all that is needed is to remove the bowl and clean out the bowl and the nut for the main jet.

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Thanks. I definitely cleaned the main jet nut and the little hole at the end. Hopefully, this will be ok. Cross my fingers!

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It really depends on how bad it is. Sometimes all that is needed is to remove the bowl and clean out the bowl and the nut for the main jet.
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