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12.12.2 Explain the principle of carburation.
12.12.4 Explain the basic principle of operation of a simple float-type carburettor.
12.12.6 State the function and/or purpose of the following within the carburettor:
(a) atomisation and diffusion;
(b) idling circuit;
(c) acceleration enrichment;
(d) enrichment at high power settings;
(e) mixture control;
(f) idle cut-off.
12.12.8 Explain the function of a manual mixture control and idle cut-off.
12.12.10 Explain the correct operational use of a manual mixture control and idle cut-off.
12.12.12 Explain the consequences of operating with:
(a) over-rich mixture settings;
(b) over-lean mixture settings.
12.12.14 Describe the abnormal combustion conditions of detonation and pre-ignition, and distinguish between them.
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