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A carburettor is a device that controls the fuel and air to keep your engine working. Over time, you might come across several maintenance issues such as fuel leaks, hard start, rough idle, and even faulty spark plugs. It may sound tricky, but all it takes is a proper engine tuning to get it back to normal.

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If you encounter clouds of black smoke from the exhaust, misfiring, overheating, or hard starting, your carburettor might be overdue for a tuning. You can also keep an eye on the check engine light which usually turns on when there’s something wrong.

A minor carburettor tuning typically takes an hour to complete. However, it may take longer depending on your car model, its current parts, the complexity of the adjustments, and the time spent for test driving to check the engine.

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If you encounter clouds of black smoke from the exhaust, misfiring, overheating, or hard starting, your carburettor might be overdue for a tuning. You can also keep an eye on the check engine light which usually turns on when there’s something wrong.

With Airtasker, you can find a nearby carburettor tuning specialist that matches your needs and budget! Our transparent review and rating system can help you book the best Tasker for immediate tuning done from your home, office, or garage.

A minor carburettor tuning typically takes an hour to complete. However, it may take longer depending on your car model, its current parts, the complexity of the adjustments, and the time spent for test driving to check the engine.

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What do carburettor tuning services include?

Carburettor tuning is critical for any two-cycle or four-cycle vehicle. Careless adjustments can trigger carbon buildup, produce insufficient power, and cause more issues that may damage your car engine in the long run. If your carburettor isn’t properly tuned, your car engine will never live up to its full potential—which is why it’s best to leave it in the hands of a tuning expert!. After discussing your needs, a top-rated Tasker will go to your preferred location and make the following adjustments:

Locating the Carburettor

Before the actual engine tuning, the air filter and housing will be removed to access the carburettor easily. Once exposed, your Tasker will have to look for two of its integral screws: air/fuel mixture screws, which measure and allow fuel and air to enter your engine; and, idle mixture screws, which control the air/fuel mixture but at idle speed.

Engine Assessment

Your car must be running to assess the engine’s condition thoroughly. Over lean means that it’s using too much air but less fuel, while over rich means there’s too much fuel but not enough air.

Air/Fuel & Idle Mixture Screws Tuning

Depending on the condition of your engine, necessary adjustments to the carburettor will be made. The screws will be strengthened if lean; or, they will be loosened if over rich. The Tasker will have to rev up your car after every adjustment with increasing RPMs until the engine is running smoothly with no misfire or vibration. If all is well, the air filter and housing will be reinstalled back onto your carburettor.

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You may join your asker to do a quick test drive to make sure that everything’s in place and adjusted accordingly.

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Carby clean

$250

Toowoomba QLD, Australia

21st Jun 2022

Ok carby where cleaned just recently but possibly bit of old fuel still hanging aroundAnd have re blocked something when fuel pump running excess fuel coming out of exhaust. Its a zx9r ninja motor. In a single seater race buggy.-Due date: Flexible

SU carburetor mechanic - Classic Jaguar mechanic

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Russell Lea NSW 2046, Australia

18th Apr 2022

Looking for someone who can tune SU carburetors. They are leaking fuel from the bottom. 3.5L 1947 Jaguar Mark IV Flexible with dates.

Need mechanic to tune carby

$150

Villawood NSW, Australia

25th Mar 2022

Need an old school mechanic that can tune a carby on a 350 chev engine as the timing is off

Spark plug removal, carby tune

$200

Tamborine Mountain QLD 4272, Australia

5th Feb 2022

Spark plug stuck, smoking on warm up mass E2000 2002 model van-Due date: Flexible

Wiring kit and carby change

$200

Bass Hill NSW, Australia

4th Nov 2021

Wiring kit change and carby change -Due date: Flexible

Fix carby on my Jetski

$800

Mooroolbark VIC 3138, Australia

11th Oct 2021

My Yamaha GP800 jetski starts and runs but was going to full throttle on start-up (galloping). Another mechanic removed the twin carby to put in carby kits (which I have) but then Covid hit and I was not able to take the ski back to him due to the distance. Just need kits put through the carby and it put back on the ski.I have the service manual and all the parts required. Just need someone mechanically minded to finish it of. The task budget is flexible within reason.

Service carby for drz400

$100

Lara VIC, Australia

27th Sep 2021

Carburettor off my drz400 is leaking fuel and needs to be serviced/fixed.Is removed from bike.

Carby clean of Honda gx270

$200

Willagee WA 6156, Australia

20th Jun 2022

Needs to be done asap.Engine running rough, need carburettor clean of mowmaster Engine Honda gx 270

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Diagnose, repair, service 125 chinese quad, carby drippin, wont start

$200

Parkerville WA 6081, Australia

11th Apr 2022

Bought a second hand 2014 125cc chinese quad, it was running fine for couple days , then cut out. Was able to restrat but kept cutting out on idle. Tube from bottom of carby was leaking petrol. Took carby off and gave basic clean, bike started and ran with higher revs but stalling on idle, no more dripping petrol. Tried adjusting idle and fuel mix screws, ran battery flat trying to start again. Charged battery but will not start, have tried choke, throttle in out etc. just wont start. Very sad 9 year old boy whom only got to ride for two days and dad cant fix it! Please help. -Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 11 April 2022

Quad carby and jet clean

$150

Burpengary QLD, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

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Quad will start but won't run. Has been sitting awhile. Could be carby or jets that need a clean. Possible old fuel or fuel blockage issue. Need someone to come out and do the work. Yamaha Raptor 90 2017 model. -Due date: Flexible

Tune carby or dizzy

$100

Dianella WA, Australia

2nd Jan 2022

Tune landcruser carby engine running rough need done asap

Suzuki gs1100g 1983 carburetor service

$150

Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia

1st Nov 2021

cleaned my carburetor lost power I need some tuneup And adjustment for it

Carburetor Balance and Tune on a 2005 Honda VTR250

$100

Marsden QLD 4132, Australia

7th Oct 2021

2005 Honda VTR250 Carburetor Tune and Balance just after Quotes at the moment Thanks.

Rx7 carby Nikki rebuild

$400

Panania NSW 2213, Australia

30th Jun 2022

Carby performs well the issue im having spark plugs are wet with petrol when car sits overnight.-Due date: Flexible

90 HP two stroke boat engine - carburetor clean and empty fuel tank

$200

Bayswater WA 6053, Australia

4th May 2022

My boat has been in the yard for a while. The engine started 4 months ago for only 3 minutes then it stalled and didn't start again. I thing the carbies need cleaned and petrol replaced. -Due date: Flexible

Rebuild carby and engine check

$500

Mount Low QLD, Australia

30th Mar 2022

Carby runs fuel straight through also starter motor issue -Due date: Flexible

Yamaha 250 Virago needs carburetor clean out

$100

Churchlands WA, Australia

4th Mar 2022

Hi Glen,The bike is my wife's bike and it isn't ridden very much at all, however because of this, it doesn't run well and I think that the carby needs cleaning out. I changed the oil recently and the filters.

Clean Carby for Honda XR400 leaking fuel + service

$200

Jandakot WA, Australia

3rd Dec 2021

Bike is in excellent running condition, carby started leaking fuel from overflow. -Due date: Flexible

Carby sync and minor service

$300

Lewisham NSW, Australia

28th Oct 2021

Bike is running like shit after putting pipes and air filter on. Need fixed

Pink slip and carby adjustment

$100

Lilyfield NSW 2040, Australia

1st Oct 2021

Just need a pink slip and basic carburettor adjustment made on my subaru brumby 1988

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FAQs

How much does it cost to get a carburetor tuned? ›

How Much Does A Carb Tune Cost? Carb tuning your bike at the dealer or the local shop usually costs around $100 and could cost you up to $200 or more. But, it is really not too difficult to do it yourself for around $30 bucks.

How do you fine tune a carburetor? ›

How To Adjust A Carburetor On Your Car - YouTube

Does changing carburetor increase performance? ›

If your bike is not running smooth and the fuel efficiency has reduced to a great extent then tuning your carburetor can help in optimal power delivery and improved performance of your bike. This will not only increase the bike's engine life but will also give you an optimal air-fuel setting.

How do you adjust a carburetor with better gas mileage? ›

Turn the idle settings screw so that rpm reaches about 3000 rpm. Now tune the air/fuel screw to make the mixture leanest as possible. Please refer to the above whether you must turn the screw clockwise or anti clockwise. As you make the mixture leaner, slowly the engine RPM decreases…

Do you have to sync carbs after cleaning? ›

After cleaning, repairing, and reassembling your motorcycle carburetors, you'll need to balance and synchronize them. A complete carb synchronization typically starts off the bike with a static carb bench synch followed by a vacuum sync with a carb sync tool after the engine is warmed up.

Do you have to adjust a new carburetor? ›

Even if a carburetor is brand new, it still needs tuning. Your engine, its condition, your location, and the weather all come into play and the carburetor needs to be adjusted properly.

What is the best air-fuel ratio for a carburetor? ›

The ideal chemical air-fuel ratio, in which all the fuel is oxidized, is 14.7:1, that is, 14.7 parts air to 1 part fuel. A “rich” condition means more fuel is being used, an air-fuel ratio less than 14.7, while a “lean” condition means less fuel is being used, an air-fuel ratio higher than 14.7.

What happens if main jet is too big? ›

Typical Lean Conditions:

(A too-large main jet also mimics this symptom.) - The engine runs hot, knocks, pings and overheats. - The engine surges or hunts when cruising at part-throttle. - Popping or spitting through the carb occurs when the throttle is opened.

How do I get more power out of my carbureted engine? ›

How to Modify Your Carburetor for More Horsepower ... - YouTube

What happens if you put a bigger carburetor? ›

A bigger carburetor has a bigger space that can help to increase horsepower by allowing more air and fuel to travel into the combustion chamber at once. More air and fuel in the combustion chamber means bigger combustion is generated. Thus, more horsepower.

What makes more HP carb or fuel injection? ›

Warren Johnson: Properly tuned, carburetors make more peak power than EFI in a Pro Stock engine. A carb's pressure differential atomizes the gas a lot better than spraying fuel through an orifice. But EFI has a broader powerband and superior cylinder-to-cylinder fuel distribution.

Which is better carb or fuel injection? ›

While the carburetor may have been around for over a century, fuel injection is a clearly superior alternative, delivering better power, fuel economy and lower emissions.

How do you check the air fuel ratio on a carburetor? ›

Carb Tuning with Holley's Wideband O2 Meter - YouTube

What causes a carburetor to backfire? ›

Not only can a rich air/fuel ratio cause a backfire, a mixture that doesn't have enough gasoline can cause a backfire, too. A "lean" mixture is one that doesn't have enough fuel, and too much air.

How do you adjust the idle speed on a carburetor? ›

Setting Curb Idle Speed of Carburetor Video -Holley Carb DVD - YouTube

How do you set the air fuel ratio on a carburetor? ›

How To Adjust Air Fuel Mixture (three different ways) By Corvette Hop

How do I know if my carburetor is too rich? ›

If the carburetor is supplying too lean of an air/fuel mixture, the engine will run sluggish, overheat or the lean mixture could cause engine damage. If the carburetor is supplying an air/fuel mixture that is too rich, the engine may tend to load up, foul the spark plugs, run sluggish and lack power.

How do you set a carburetor mixture? ›

Turn the high speed or main jet screw clockwise until the engine begins to slow. Then, turn the screw the other way until the engine begins to slow. Turn the screw back to the midpoint. Once adjusted, check engine acceleration by moving the throttle from idle to fast.

What causes a carburetor to run rich? ›

A faulty MAF sensor is the most common cause of an engine that is running rich. The MAF sensor calculates the air, which is going into the engine, and then calculating the air-fuel mixture that should be added. If this is dirty or failed, it will cause the engine to run too rich or too lean.

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