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Trimmer/Weed Eater/Leaf Blower/ Edger/Tiller Has No Power

The first thing you should check if your machine has no power is the muffler.

If you have had the machine for a few years, or you run the fuel mixture rich, the muffle can become blocked with carbon deposits. In the muffler there is often a small screen called a Spark Arrestor. You must take it off and clean it with a stiff wire brush. Reassemble and try starting. If the power comes back to your machine, then you are done.

If this doesn't solve your problem then you must go to the next step:
www.fixya.com/support/r6078121-fuel_line_relacement_trimmer_weedeater

Continue to follow the next step until your machine works. It's usually a process of elimination.

Good Luck!
Jim

Key Words: Trimmer, Weed Eater, Leaf Blower, Edger, No Power, Weak, & Muffler

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