Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Carburetor. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Combination Wrench Set
- Carburetor Mounting Gasket
- DIY Costs: Est. $944.57 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $1,233.17 parts and labor
- Prop the engine hood up and take the air cleaner assembly out of the engine compartment.
- Now you can get at the carburetor rather easily.
- Turn the vehicle on and make sure that the vehicle is on parking brake. Examine the seals of the carburetor carefully to see any leakage.
- Tune the air/fuel mixture screws to see whether there is a change in engine sound. No change in the engine sound suggests that the carburetor is defective.
- Turn the vehicle off and examine closely the carburetor throttle bore. The presence of carbon on the throttle bore suggests that the carburetor has sustained some internal damage.
- Discard the rubber vacuum hoses from the carburetor. Don’t forget to mark each of the hose for reference purpose.
- Using a specific fuel line crimper tool, discard the fuel lines from the carburetor.
- Detach the throttle linkage from the carburetor.
- Once all the lines have been disconnected, unbolt the nuts from the studs holding the intake manifold.
- Take the carburetor out of the manifold.
- Take the old gasket out and wipe off the mounting surface of the intake manifold from dust, debris or remaining pieces of old gasket.
- Position the new gasket on the mounting surface of manifold and adjust the new carburetor carefully on it. Secure the carburetor and the manifold with nuts.
- Reattach the throttle linkage and all the lines back to the carburetor. Make sure that you take help from the reference marks to connect the lines.
- It is suggested to consult professional technician for the adjustment of carburetor.