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Engine cut out

When the blower is started, and the throttle is pushed, the blower automatically bogs down and shuts off. Ihas clean fuel and used carb cleaner to clean out the carb.

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  • dxbam Nov 09, 2008

    I have the same issue with my (new) Echo backpack blower.

    Starts OK and runs fine, but as soon as you apply some gas, it shuts off.

  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2008

    im having the same thing happen right now. maybe just needs a screw ajusted? i dont know cant find the one

  • gdmiller1 Nov 28, 2008

    I have the backpacker blower that does the same thing. I messed with the carb adjustments and did not pay attention to the original settings. Does anyone know what they are?

    thanks

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On the bottom of the carb. there is a plate held on by one screw, take that plate off and very lightly clean the screen on the carb with a bread tie wire, this worked very well for me. Mine runs great now:)

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

  • kensparks1 Sep 11, 2009

    Screw settings for the carbs are one turn out on each, hope this helps!

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