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Honda Thermowax Choke Actuator Replacement #16620-Z8D-305

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing a choke actuator on Honda small engines. The most common reason for replacing an actuator is if it is damaged or missing.

All of the information in this choke actuator replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Honda

Tools used: 10mm socket

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the Thermowax choke actuator on your engine first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, you should remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting and close the fuel valve.
3
Press the retaining tabs down to release the air housing cover and set the cover and air filter aside
4
Use a 10mm socket to unthread the mounting bolts securing the air filter housing and carburetor.
5
Remove the loose components.
6
Use small channel-lock pliers to help pull the old choke actuator out of the engine – this may require some effort.
7
Install the new Thermowax choke actuator by inserting it into the engine and pressing it firmly into place.
8
Insert the mounting bolts through the housing.
9
Slide on the air cleaner gasket followed by the carburetor.
10
Now slide on the air guide gasket followed by the choke control assembly.
11
Slide on the intake gasket then thread the bolts into the engine and tighten to secure.
12
Replace the air filter in the housing then align the lower cover tabs with the housing and snap the upper tabs into place.
13
With the repair completed reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug open the fuel valve and your engine should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing a choke actuator on Honda small engines. The most common reason for replacing an actuator is if it is damaged or missing.

All of the information in this choke actuator replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Honda

Tools used: 10mm socket
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the Thermowax choke actuator on your engine first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, you should remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting and close the fuel valve.
3
Press the retaining tabs down to release the air housing cover and set the cover and air filter aside
4
Use a 10mm socket to unthread the mounting bolts securing the air filter housing and carburetor.
5
Remove the loose components.
6
Use small channel-lock pliers to help pull the old choke actuator out of the engine – this may require some effort.
7
Install the new Thermowax choke actuator by inserting it into the engine and pressing it firmly into place.
8
Insert the mounting bolts through the housing.
9
Slide on the air cleaner gasket followed by the carburetor.
10
Now slide on the air guide gasket followed by the choke control assembly.
11
Slide on the intake gasket then thread the bolts into the engine and tighten to secure.
12
Replace the air filter in the housing then align the lower cover tabs with the housing and snap the upper tabs into place.
13
With the repair completed reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug open the fuel valve and your engine should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Actuator
Actuator
$10.48
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank
$29.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank
$46.58
Total$0.00

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