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    Default Fuel system maintenance

    What is the recommended intervals, for draining the carburetor float bowl, and cleaning the screen in the carb inlet?

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    Default Re: Fuel system maintenance

    typically it is every annual inspections
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    Default Re: Fuel system maintenance

    It’s in the 100hr/annual inspection list found in the FARs. I do not know what the manufacturer recommends. I have yet to see one that needs cleaned.
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    Default Re: Fuel system maintenance

    The Piper Pacer/Tri-Pacer Inspection Checklist is on this channel for subscribed members:
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