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Float Adjustment On Kohler K482 Engine

k482 float adjustment a277061 carburetor float adjustment

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Posted August 08, 2013 - 08:55 PM

I'm finally getting the carburetor back together for the Kohler K482 in my Bolens 1886.  I have a service manual for the engine.  On the A277061 carburetor, it says to adjust the float to 11/64" +/- 1/32". This is approx. 3/16"--That seems to be awfully small... Right now the float with the old needle and seat is adjusted at approx. 1/4". If I adjust the float to match that measurement, the free end will be pointing up considerably.


Is this a mistake in the repair manual?  Can anyone tell me what the correct adjustment is?




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