Idle air bleed screw meaning

Idle air bleed screw definition

A screw found on some carburetors which allows air to enter the carburetor when the throttle is closed, so that the vehicle can idle . It also prevents the formation of deposits in the throttle area. The adjustment of this screw is part of a basic tune-up . Also see bleed screw .

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