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Troy built weedwacker wont start

I have a troy built weedwacker that is refusing to start, have changed the spark plug, any more suggestions

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Try draining the fuel and re filling with fresh, if no better, does it have a spark at the plug? does the plug get wet with fuel? if not try replacing the fuel filter in the fuel tank.

Posted on Feb 18, 2012


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could be a fouled plug,bad coil,or contacts on flywheel rusty

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SOURCE: Ryobi 780 Trimmer No Spark - won't start


Check the spark at the plug,compression and carburation.Clean the air and the fuel filters.Check the muffler.

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Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: weedwacker starts easy but will not run for more than 5 seconds .

May need to check for holes in fuels. Or fuel pump diapham is bad. If so replace carb., don,t waste money on carb. kit.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Troy-Built TB70SS, 1 year old, will not start even after carb cleaning

check to see that the kill button is not stuck in the contacting position, and if it is, try to get it unstuck. WD40 should help. if it's not, then disconnect the kill wires. now try starting it. if it still doesnt start, then the spark generator is bad. if this is the case, you'll need a new trimmer, or have a small engine mechanic replace the generator. i think its called the coil, not sure at the moment it's 4:00 am for me. anyways, whichever is cheaper is best choice.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: troy-bilt gas edger trencher won't start. Spark

Remove spark plug and pour 5mls or one teaspoon of premixed gas in the engine. Depress trottle to full with choke on "run", pull starter about 10 to 12 times If it starts and run for a while and then shuts off your carb needs servicing. If not remove muffler and look for a spark arrestor screen. This could be plugged up with soot. If it is, replace and this would have been your problem. While the muffler is off slowly pull starter rope and examine the piston if gas and oil oozes backwards as the piston moves to the top then the piston and rings need replacing.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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