So one by one they wormed their way out to fix the ignition, adjust the carburetor, or hack free the cogs which moved the tracks.
The first was sure that there was dirt on the point of the needle valve, in the carburetor.
"Then here goes for a fast ride," declared Jack, reaching for the handle controlling the mixing valve of the carburetor.
And have a man from the garage with extra tires and a timer for the carburetor.
Should the motor flood too easily, or should it take too much choking, have the carburetor readjusted.
It must have been taken off in the service station where we had the carburetor adjusted.
Then he smoothed his manner and went back to the carburetor.
He got out his electric lamp, and began tinkering with the carburetor.
The carburetor flushes his blood with oxygen, the decompression tank adjusts him to the lack of air-pressure.
There is a possibility that the jets in the carburetor are stopped up.
device to enhance a gas flame, 1866, from carburet "compound of carbon and another substance" (1795, now displaced by carbide), also used as a verb, "to combine with carbon" (1802); from carb-, comb. form of carbon, + -uret, an archaic suffix formed from Modern Latin -uretum to parallel French words in -ure. Motor vehicle sense is from 1896.