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I have an old poulan...
I have an old poulan 71A, I need to know how to get the carburetor off for cleaning. Bought a service manual shows cleaning procedure but not removal.
Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago
Wayne
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Hi Terry

I am Wayne

I will be assisting you with is issue today

remove the 2 bolts on the front of the carb and it pulls off

take a PIC where the carb lines and linkage go so you know,

I hope this helps you

Wayne

I do not suggest to rebuild, but rather replace

these are throw away carbs

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
this carb is inside of aluminum casting how do I get it out of the casting.
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

Hi

Thank you for that

Let me look in the book

back in a short

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

Hi Terry

I can not find a pic of that housing

can you send me a pic of it

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I will try
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

OK, Thank you

Wayne

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 5 months ago

Hi Terry

The pic is too dark and small

I will opt-out and send this to another Expert

sorry I could not help

Wayne

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago
Curtis B.
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The adapter under the four screw plate has two nuts in it, which hold the adapter plate to the carburetor. Remove the two nuts and slide the adapter off the studs, then the carburetor nuts have to come off, to remove the carb.

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